A Liturgy for a Day Filled with Christ A Call to Worship as We Greet the Day “Let those who delight in righteousness because they know they are unrighteous and yet have been made righteous by the grace of God shout for joy and be glad. May we be a people who say with all … More A Day’s Liturgy for a Covid19 World
Inviting God into the Night An Evening Benediction to Sanctify the Night Volume 1, Day 9 Sleep well brother. Sleep well sister. Your God watches over you.
Looking to Jesus for Transformation “Lord, we want to be different. Not just because of this pandemic that the world is dealing with but because we have looked inside and found our hearts are not where we want them to be. More importantly, they aren’t where You want them to be. You don’t see as … More Mid-Day Prayer–Change Us O God
Part of an ongoing series to remind our hearts to live in the presence of God moment by moment from our rising up to our laying down. See you in the morning for a call to worship.
[Listen to the sound file while you read — two inches to the right of this line on this page, marked “Aubre’s Gift”] An Evening Devotion for Thursday of Holy Week Preparing our hearts for Good Friday and Easter The Savior is mocked and the soldiers gamble over His clothes. Adapted from the accounts of … More First He Mocked, then He Received Grace
[Listen to the sound file while you read — two inches to the right of this line on this page, marked “Aubre’s Gift”] A Morning Devotion for Thursday of Holy Week Preparing our hearts for Good Friday and Easter The Savior is stripped and nailed to the cross. Adapted from the accounts of Ps 22:16-18 … More Public Humiliation for Him, Forgiveness for You and Me
Thursday Musings Yesterday, I was reading Spurgeon’s Morning and Evening devotional and ran across the gem below. It has been gently edited by Alister Begg to update the language a bit but with no substantive change from the original (I checked). This is not the full devotional, just the beginning paragraph that I found helpful … More Spurgeon on the Effect of Conversion
Preaching–the need of our hour in history As one who has taught preaching at the seminary level, been a practicioner of preaching for more than 30 years, and believes that expository preaching has a place in both house church settings and the more traditional church–this story from Kairos Journal brought great joy to my heart. … More The Pulpit at Le Chambon
I just ordered the Patrick Kavanaugh book, Spiritual Lives of the Great Composers. I can’t wait to read it. I love biographies and this one promises a collection of them in one place. But what really intrigues me is the “back story” approach to examining the spiritual lives of some of the greatest composers in history. … More A History Correcting Story That Must be Read
Stunning survey of seminary graduates now serving in the pastorate. “A leading seminary recently surveyed its graduates to discover where it might better address any deficencies in its program. The questionaire asked its alumni to identify the one area in which they wish they had received better instruction. After three or four years of intenses … More How Do Such Men Lead the Church?