“How deeply do you feel about the ministry the Lord has called you to? If the desperate needs of those people you [are seeking to] . . . reach have never caused you to weep, you may want to go back into your prayer closet.” The God Ask, by Steve ShadrachChapter 7 I wonder.How many … More How Deeply Do You Care?
Sunday Afternoon Musings While studying last week, I ran across an old article by John Piper titled, “Sin, Civil Rights, and Mission.” The article was actually one of Pastor John’s weekly letters to his congregation. It was tucked away in a file on Philippians 2:1-4 and when I read it, I thought that though it was … More When Theology, Politics and Mission Intersect
Guest Post by Rachel Burton (Below in blue ink) There are no small people which means, ultimately, there are no small acts of kindness. Because every person matters, every act of kindness, mercy, and love can, under the power and direction of the Spirit of God have a powerful impact in another person’s life. In … More No Small People
David Wilkerson was a man mightily used of God. He died in 2011 and today lives with Jesus. In this short vignette from his life you will see part of what made him such a powerful instrument in the hand of God. I’m not only inspired by his life but encouraged as well. I’m encouraged … More What Entangles Your Life? I Dare You to Ask the Question.
ER 15 Years (1994-2009) 331 episodes It introduced actors like George Cloney, Juliana Margulies, Anthony Edwards and so many others. It won 23 Primetime Emmy Awards, including the 1996 Outstanding Drama Series award, and received 124 Emmy nominations, which makes it the most nominated drama program in history. ER won 116 awards in total, including … More It Was One of TV’s Longest Running Shows
Missionaries are my heroes for so many reasons. Loren Cunningham, founder and president of YWAM (Youth with a Mission) gives an inspiring view of why in this short and unforgettable video. Please watch it. Pass it on. And pray for any missionaries you know and the work that our great God has called them to. … More For Missionaries Everywhere: You are the hope of the world
Sharing Things Worth Sharing Another reason why missionaries are heroes to me and why I encourage reading missionary biographies, and going on mission and praying for missionaries. I can’t be home right now. Why?. (Short video)
Monday is for Discussion Without a process of ministry, a specific way of exposing new believers … to what they must know to grow, what they must do to multiply, how they can use their gifts in serving Christ and his Church, and how they can impact their neighborhood with the love of Christ … … More What Do You Do to Ensure New Believers Can Grow?
Monday is for Discussion Staggeringly brilliant picture of an opportunity we are missing right at the doorsteps of the church in North America. If you have a neighbor in one of these categories, befriend them. You don’t have to know the ins and outs of their religion or be able to answer all their questions. … More A Staggering Opportunity to Change the World
“When you give people freedom, you get chaos, but you also get incredible creativity. Because everyone tries to contribute to the community, you get a great variety of expression.” (p. 81.) For more see: Brief Review of The Starfish and the Spider by Ori Brafman.