I suppose every pastor has a certain number of “fear-dominated” parishioners. I’m thankful that in my current church there seems to be very few but I know the malady can be debilitating and destructive to gospel living. Christians ought not to be dominated by fear but by hope–an overwhelming hope, no matter what is or … More When Fear Threatens to Undo
Monday is for Discussion Sometimes, the truth just stares us in the face and screams a challenge to our souls. “For I am mindful of the sincere faith within you, which first dwelt in your grandmother Lois and your mother Eunice, and I am sure that it is in you as well.” (2 … More Take the Three Generation Challenge
Great Quotes from Weekend Reading “The twenty-first century has begun with the shattering realization that there is no safe place on earth. Slowly, perhaps, many are wakening to the biblical view that ‘here we have no lasting city, but we seek the city that is to come’ (Hebrews 13:14); that this world does not offer a … More A Major Problem for American Christians
Wednesday is for Prayer Memory Tool to Help you memorize large or small portions of Scripture easily. Easily. I mean it. Easily. http://www.downes.ca/memorization.htm Simply take the text that you want to memorize, either by cutting and pasting it into the box marked (view source for source code) or by typing it in yourself, and then press … More Memorizing Scripture: I Know You Have Failed. This Will Help You Win
Thursday is for Discipleship This year I am working on a project to memorize the book of 2 Timothy. Don’t be impressed. It is embarrassing how poor my memorization habits are. I started this project because I have done a terrible job of memorizing Scripture over the years and wanted to finally give the Holy Spirit … More Why Did Jesus Disciple the Way He Did?
Monday Discussion Therefore, do not be ashamed of the testimony of our Lord, or of me His prisoner, but join with me in suffering for the gospel according to the power of God.” (2 Timothy 1:8) Paul is an old man whose life is about to be poured out as a drink offering to God … More “Join with Me in Suffering for the Gospel”