Here’s one of those stories that demonstrates the kind of creativity and commitment to blessing our neighborhoods that is so needed in the secular age we live in. The article is short and worth your time. This would make a great start to a brainstorming session of a home-group that is missionally focused on reaching … More “Planting Goodness in the Neighborhood”
Woke up with this tune in my head for no apparent reason. Haven’t heard it in years, but I couldn’t get the following line out of my head: Ponder anew, what the Almighty can do, If with his love, he befriend you. I am going to ponder the befriending of God in the gospel all … More When God Reminds You of Glory
Tuesday Afternoon Musings When are we going to stop playing games? “Since all these things are to be destroyed in this way, what sort of people ought you to be in holy conduct and godliness, looking for and hastening the coming of the day of the God, . . .” —2 Peter 3:11 This week … More What Sort of People are We?
On my reading desk. “The Joy of fearing God? It sounds like a contradiction in terms. One of the first times I used the expression, my listener (a Christian leader) gave a puzzled look and responded, ‘That’s an interesting combination of words.’ I suspect he was being polite as he really thought, ‘How can anyone … More What Happened to the Fear of God?
Guest Post by Rachel Burton (Below in blue ink) There are no small people which means, ultimately, there are no small acts of kindness. Because every person matters, every act of kindness, mercy, and love can, under the power and direction of the Spirit of God have a powerful impact in another person’s life. In … More No Small People
Read Psalm 37 (especially verses 1-8) 4 Delight yourself in the LORD; . … And He will give you the desires of your heart. ………….. (Psalm 37:4) What does verse 4 … More “I Call These Noises Silence”
Stay Connected His reasons for selling the popular Christian Satire site are important. They are also the reason for giving the link to his new internet site that is outside of the FaceBook and Google monopoly on internet content. I hope you will visit his new site and use it to help keep you informed … More Adam Sold the Babylon Bee
Short, well written article on how we as Christians should view the move of the USA embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Whatever it means politically and however God might use it in his overall plan, how are we to live out God’s redemptive plan for the world? via A Biblical View of the Embassy … More What to Make of the Embassy in Jerusalem
Working on a Six Part Series “Six Things the Church in America Must Understand” We are not as mature as we think we are. We are not as bold as we ought to be. We are not as prayerful as we once were. We aren’t as generous as we could be. We aren’t as focused … More Six Things the Church in America Must Understand (and change)
If you spend much time around as many churches as I do, you meet some truly great saints of God–men and women whose growth in grace inspires a longing for a deeper walk with Jesus in ways that jump start renewed zeal for holiness. At the church I planted in Bolingbrook, IL I met some … More Why are Christians So Immature?