This: “. . . in Hebrews 11 we find the saints of the Old Testament commended again and again because their obedience was motivated by faith. ‘By faith’ Abraham ‘obeyed’ (11:8); ‘by faith’ Noah ‘prepared an ark’ (11:7); ‘by faith’ Moses ‘left Egypt’ (11:27); ‘by faith’ others ‘performed; acts of rightousness’ (11:33). But we find … More Gratitude is Great but . . .
Reading with the Pastor Acts 20 and Psalm 25 “Indeed, none of those who wait for You will be ashamed; Those who deal treacherously without cause will be ashamed.” Psalm 25:3 What a promise! Two lines. But in those two lines is a promise of vindication of patience. ………………… vindication of … More Vindication for Faith
One of those posts that I need to revisit every year, multiple times a year. If you don’t pray for your pastor, start. If you do pray for your pastor, continue. And pray for the pastors of all the churches in your community. While you are at it, pray for yourself because this is not … More “Prayer will consume sin or sin will choke prayer.”
Newest updates on the Schoenleber family. Source: Where’s Marty?
Here’s an article I had to pass on. Every church I have ever been in, the ones I was the pastor of, the ones I was preaching at, the ones I was just passing through on my way to someplace else, EVERY single one wished they had more. More vocalists. More bass players. More guitars. More … More “Why We Sing”
In terms of “BLOGing-Life”, this post is prehistoric. But it is still very helpful in thinking through how to make your small group more like the best church you could imagine. Source: Small Groups vs. House Churches: What’s the difference?
Originally posted on ChosenRebel's Blog:
Four books on evangelism recommended by Matt Chandler, Mark Dever and Darin Patrick. Coleman’s book is a classic and Mark Dever’s book is very good. Mack Stiles book is both funny and instructive, a good combination. All of these are short and helpful. The Gospel and Personal Evangelism by Mark…