Saturday is for Thinking “I can do all things through Him who strengthens me.” . Philippians … More Bible Abuse: When Scripture Quoting Gets In the Way of Understanding
Okay, I know, more snow is coming this weekend. And yes I know, they are predicting a cooler summer this year because of the ice on the all the Great Lakes. But, spring is coming and I am going to rejoice in melting snow revealing grass underneath the fields of white we have been looking … More Reading for Life Change; Seven Problems of Activity; Prodigals Speak Out; Ending Abortion
Weekend Links Enjoying a visit with an unsung hero of this generation, Terry Ivy. A man mighty in faith and obedience who God has quietly used to effect the planting of 44 churches in the 10-40 Window of India in just the last 18 months. Thousands have been converted and are being deployed to plant … More Plastic Fruit Christianity; Calvinism and Women; R.A. Dickey; What about Embassy attacks During Bush and Clinton?
Wednesday is for Prayer Never, never underestimate the power of the gospel to completely transform a man, ANY MAN, from any background, any color, any sin, no matter how long standing his involvement in rebellion toward God. And never underestimate God’s ability “to make a way when there is no way.” What he uses to … More “God Will Make a Way Where There is No Way.”
Wednesday is for Prayer A perennial issue for all believers is dealing with temptation. We want our lives to reflect the holiness that Christ both purchased for us and desires in us but we all stumble in many ways. Here’s a quick three minute video that offers help and direction for how to deal with … More Killing Sin for Our Joy
Weekend Links Don’t miss the link comparing Time magazine covers for the USA market and Time covers for the European and Asian markets. It is sad, shocking and depressing to see how shallow the marketing people at Time think the America people are. Maybe more sad is that they may be right. As always, your … More Letting People Go with Dignity; Public Rebuke Warranted? Atheism’s Irrational Nature; and much more
Friday is for Heart Songs (part 2) The Gospel Coalition Conference held at the McCormick Center in Chicago this past week was centered on the theme of “Preaching Jesus and the Gospel from the Old Testament.” Some four thousand pastors and almost 1000 of their wives, joined together to worship and explore the wonder of … More Update from the Gospel Coalition Conference
Friday is for Heart Songs Exhausted from three days of non-stop conference speakers, seminars, conversations, prayer and reflection but filled with joy over a renewed vision of the greatness of the gospel and the beauty of Kingdom of God. Tim Keller’s message this evening titled, “Generous Justice” was a fitting capstone for the week. I’ll … More Tired Joy in the Gospel