Remember Zacharias? He who would sire a son in his old age with his past child-bearing-years wife. He who, with his wife, Elizabeth, had prayed for a son (Luke 1:13) but had given up on ever hearing an answer. But the year came when the aged and sonless priest from the division of Abijah, in … More When Old Men’s Dreams Come True
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Those who are interested in the gospel and missions know how difficult ministry to Muslims can be. And yet, reports continue to stream in of great movements of people from out of Islam toward Christ from all around the world. The standard media is not interested in the story yet. But one day, perhaps one … More More Muslims Turning to Christ
I have been listening to a lot of Christmas music as I work on the Christmas series of messages. And it has been fun (and powerful for my soul) to discover some new music designed specifically with the passages in Luke that saturate the Christmas season. Enjoy, and please pray for me and other pastors working … More Zechariah’s Joy, and Ours
Two years ago, I had just gotten off the phone with a brother in Christ who was a stage 4 colon cancer patient living on miracle time. He was a man learning how to pour out his heart to God (Ps. 62:8). He was also an inspiration and one week later I interviewed him in … More A Dying Friend’s Lesson in Life
Four years ago on December 2nd. Not all grief is bad. via Godly Grief? When Tears are the Way Forward
Here’s a simple forced-option poll: You can comment on either Facebook by clicking on the link in blue below or stay here and comment on the BLOG. Radical Church Planting (Link here) I am working on an article and need your input. Make your choice and comment on why. Here’s the question. Choose between two ministry … More What Would You Choose Pastor?