If you spend much time around as many churches as I do, you meet some truly great saints of God–men and women whose growth in grace inspires a longing for a deeper walk with Jesus in ways that jump start renewed zeal for holiness. At the church I planted in Bolingbrook, IL I met some … More Why are Christians So Immature?
Monday Discussion Peter K Nelson is a friend and now the pastor of a wonderful church in Goshen, Pennsylvania outside Philadelphia (my favorite and hometown city!). In 2010 he published a book on Spiritual Formation that I have found helpful and which breathes a great spirit of pastoral care. I asked Peter if he would … More Spiritual Formation: When Am I Going to be Holy?
Musing and Quotes from My Weekend Reading On How Sin Warps Our Emotions “Bent creatures are full of fears.” –C.S. Lewis (Out of the Silent Planet, 122) On the Need for both Discontentment and Contentment in the Christian Life “The biblical summons of Christian disciples to a lifestyle of contentment in Christ does not mean … More On How Sin Warps Our Emotions and Other Issues.
Saturday Discussion Back in 2010, I interviewed Dr. Peter Nelson, author of the new book, Spiritual Formation: Ever Forming, Never Formed, (Biblica Publishing). Here is a sneak peek at one paragraph that captured my attention. But with Christ’s global Great Commission to make disciples among all the people groups on earth, a dramatic shift of … More We’ve Been Practicing Old Testament Paradigms