This post was started about a month ago when I woke up with some random thoughts on communication and couldn’t go back to sleep. So I got up wrote them down. Read my Bible, read a chapter in a book and went back to bed around 4:30 AM. I found it in my unfinished files … More Waking up at 4:30 in the morning with thoughts about communication. Completely random.
“If then you have been raised up with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth.” (Col. 3:1-2), RSV) The beauty and the wonder of hot weather has arrived. My garden … More The Dangerous Beauty of Summer
Howard Hendricks was a great leader and discipler of men. Not very tall but with a personality that dominated a room, he was unforgettable. Unfortunately, he is mostly forgotten today, except by everyone whoever met him or heard him, he was a man useful to God. Though small in stature, “Howie”, was both a scintillating … More A New Prayer from a Dead Saint
Gather your family and let’s do this together. Five steps. Have each of them write these verses on a 3 x 5 card. Put the “cheat sheet” letters on the opposite side of the card. Everybody read their card out loud once. Pair off and quiz one another for 3-5 minutes. Read the verses every … More Let’s Do This Together
Read Psalm 80 An offering to The Poetry Project A Prayer of Lament When One Man Knelt on Another Man’s Neck Give ear, O Shepherd of Israel,Hear the prayer of the Israel of God.You who lead the Church like a flock.You who are enthroned upon the cherubim, shine forth.Before our eyesstir up Your might and come to save … More A Prayer of Lament When One Man Knelt on Another Man’s Neck
Sanctifying the Day for the Glory of Christ Call to Worship “Let us sing a new song to the Lord. Let’s use every instrument we can get our hands on, and if we can’t play an instrument, let’s find a new tune on Youtube to praise His name. Before we go off to work, before … More When Justice is Perverted, Remember that There is One Who is Just (and He will bring justice)
cf. Philippians 1:6; 2:13
Today I was doing some research for a couple of men I am discipling and found an article in a theological journal that referenced a hymn writer I knew but a hymn I did not. When I looked up the hymn, I knew I had found a gem. See if you don’t agree. The words … More The Importance of the Words We Sing
Today, may you be free indeed. Free in Jesus for all eternity.
Sanctify the Day Together — a Call to Worship Volume 1 Day 11 “In the stillness of this morning once again we come to You. We are blind to what will be in this day. But You see it all even before it is. You know where every footfall of this day will land. You … More Magnify the Lord as You Rise