Today, I received a letter from Steve Douglass, the President of CRU. It struck me as extremely wise and practical. He was writing to all staff and alumni of the ministry and trying to encourage ministry leaders. You will find it below without any changes. [Message from Steve Douglass] I love you and am praying … More Wisdom from CRU on Ministry in a Covid-19 World
Monday Discussion All my life as a Christian, God has been calling me to a deeper dependence upon Him. When I am completely honest, I have to admit that I have not responded well or consistently. At the University of Maryland, I began to see the difference that radical, extraordinary prayer could make. One year … More “I think it’s the chicken!”
Wednesday Thoughts “There is no worse screen to block out the Spirit than confidence in our own intelligence.” —John Calvin In another life, many years ago, for a period of 11 years, I helped to manage a $1,000,000 Bible Institute over a six week period in Fort Collins, Colorado. For those of you who know … More Cultivating Humility in the Ministry
A valued friend contacted me on Facebook™ and wanted to know if I could recommend a book/booklet to help people learn how to pray. That’s a perennial problem—helping new believers and many times, older believers, to pray well, to pray biblically, to pray frequently, to pray with confidence and boldness, to pray about everything, to … More Henri Nouwen, Jesus and Teaching People to Pray
Tuesday is for Preaching We are in Christ Ken Frech, the man and friend who led me to … More We are “In Christ”: Is there grander comfort?