Watch it again. Watch again. Watch it again. Watch its movement. Watch its subtleties. Watch the mannerisms. Look at the clothing throughout. Listen to its rhythms. It doesn’t get old. Let’s learn to tell the gospel this skillfully.
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?
For the past five days, I have been meditating on this haunting text in Jeremiah 4. Three days ago I took a 16-mile ride with verses 1 and 2 echoing through my spirit as I rolled by farmers bringing in their soybeans and corn. Honestly, it was hard to get away from the first two … More When Repentance Isn’t Repentance
A lesson in commitment: Our is an age that has forgotten the value of commitment. Here’s a story that will challenge Christians to rethink how much Jesus really means to them. For More See: Graham Short’s Amazing Art and a Lesson for All
Friday Thoughts and Discussion About a year ago, God gave me an amazing new internet friend. Graham Short is a British artist who contacted me after seeing the post HOW TEACHING MEN TO PRAY MAY BE THE SECRET TO EFFECTIVE DISCIPLE MAKING. Actually, I am pretty sure that the picture associated with the post is what … More Graham Short’s Amazing Art and a Lesson for All
Wednesday is for Inspiration We are saved by faith. Nothing but faith in the finished work of a mighty Savior. Our only contribution is our sin. His grace is the siren call to our heart to trust in him alone. But we know that the faith that saves is never alone. It pulls us toward him. … More Undying Allegiance
Thursday is for Discipleship Can a person be a good Christian and not be highly committed to Christ and his church? NO! There, I said it! However, if you cross out good, you could say it is possible for a person to be a mediocre, disobedient, lousy, … More High Commitment in a Low Commitment World
Sunday Nostalgia “Who is ‘untouchable’ in your ministry—who wouldn’t you give away?” The question came from a seasoned and effective pastor of about 50 years of age. Twice he had taken churches in his denomination from around 200, to over one-thousand in attendance. But this was to be … More “It’s a good thing that you would let me die”
Friday is for Heart Songs and Weekend Reading Bill Hull and Larry Osborne are two friends who have been mightily used of God. I love them both. When the history of this generation of the church in America is written, both of these men will have played a significant role in the progress of the … More Can My Two Friends be Reconciled?
Monday Discussion “If Jesus Christ be God and died for me, then no sacrifice can be too great for me to make for Him.” —C.T. Studd The biography of C.T. Studd’s life by his son-in-law, Norman Grubb, was formative in my early Christian life. I recommend it to everyone. One of my heroes. Question: Who … More What is and What Motivates Commitment?