Meditations on Matthew 18 and Psalm 22 Read the parable of the unforgiving servant in Matthew 18:21-35. Let it sink into your soul. If the body of Christ would master just this one parable, the whole life of the church, our families, our relationships with others would be radically changed. Pray for that. Start with … More What Jesus Was Thinking on the Cross?
Thursday is for Church Planting Ed Gross is a friend and fellow trainer of church planters. I saw a slightly shorter version of this on his FaceBook™ feed and asked him if I could post it here as a guest blog post. He agreed, after taking a day “to clean it up a bit.” The … More Stop Being Impressed with the Size of Churches (large or small)
Friday is for Thinking There are times when the prayers we utter challenge our Christian life. We start praying, we start down a path in prayer and suddenly a number of things happen: our prayers become saturated with a biblical text, the Spirit then brings another text or thought to mind and suddenly we understand the … More When Our Prayers Raise Questions for Our Souls
Weekend Musings I so want to use this sometime in a message! It’s not their innocence, but their wide-eyed wonder and delight that Jesus has in mind when he says, “Truly, I say to you, unless you turn and become like children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven. 4 Whoever humbles himself like this … More Unless You Become Like Little Children … You Shall Not Enter