This is a story I read years and years ago. I was reminded of it again last night when an old friend from California contacted me on LinkedIN and we talked about the difference the gospel makes in our live in contrast to the triviality of some of the things that we spend our lives … More Trivial Pursuit or Changing the World?
I love it when God ties a day together. Like a master weaver, he stitches and sows one story into another, one life into another, weaving questions and answers and sorrows and joys together in a way that only an omniscient and all powerful being could. This evening I picked up “TOZER ON THE HOLY … More You Don’t Have to Wait for the Rest of the Church to Awaken
The poverty of evangelical reflection, the shallowness of our deepest thoughts about God is becoming the achillies heal of our witness in the world. Our deepest thoughts about God barely skim the surface of the reality of who God is and what He has revealed about Himself in His word. And it is killing us. … More “It is God Himself that Nourishes the Soul”
This is a story I read years and years ago. And in a conversation last night after our home-group it came up in a conversation about the triviality of some of the things that we spend our lives on. I couldn’t help but think that it might be useful to offer to you, the nearly … More A Story of Tragedy and Waste
“The Church is constantly tempted to accept this world as her home . . . but if she is wise she will consider that she stands in the valley between the mountain peaks of eternity past and the eternity to come. The past is gone forever and the present is passing as swift as the … More Great Quotes Series
Tozer was writing about the Christianity he observed in the years before the assassination of President Kennedy. It is shocking to see how relevant his observations continue to be of the church in America today. In fact, I wonder if Tozer wouldn’t have a heart attack if he saw the lazy, superficial, feelings-oriented, smarmy, and … More Tozer’s Critique of Evangelical Christians
Thursday is Discipleship The idol factory we call our hearts is constantly turning out new gods for us to worship and bow down to. New images and trinkets and toys to give our attention and allegiance to and draw our hearts away from the one true God. Tozer reminds us that all idolatry starts with … More Tozer on Idolatry
Thursday is for Discipleship The following is from the online Tozer Devotional site and was written by A.W. Tozer. Some issues change from age to age but the big issues never change. Evil will continue to grow and must be opposed with love. That is our call, responsibility and joy. That’s A.W. there on the … More Our Task: Lovingly Opposing Evil in a World Gone Mad
Most Christians, most days, need to remember this. For more see: The Perfect Church Includes a Lot of Imperfect People.
Wednesday is for Prayer A good companion piece to this morning’s post. One of the things that motivates my prayer is accurate evaluation of where we stand against the standard of God’s word. Tozer is always a trusted source. The Church: The Perfect Church Now we exhort you, brethren, warn those who are unruly, comfort … More The Perfect Church Includes a Lot of Imperfect People