The problem with people is, well, people. Some of us are easier to love than others. But most of us alternate between loveable, tolerable and detestable depending on our environment. For years I have made the tongue-in-cheek joke that if you don’t love my brother Karl, there is something desperately wrong with you. My brother … More How Does Love for My Neighbor Begin?
Wednesday is for Prayer “There are only three kinds of Christians when it comes to world missions: zealous goers, zealous senders, and the disobedient.” —John Piper Question: I agree. Now how do we get the whole church on board with this reality? Answer: Whatever answer we give, MUST start with prayer (Luke 10:2).
Tuesday is for Preaching Now concerning the times and the seasons, brothers, you have no need to have anything written to you. 2 For you yourselves are fully aware that the day of the Lord will come like a thief in the night. 3 While people are saying, “There is peace and security,” then sudden destruction will come … More The Second Coming of Christ Will be Horrific
Thursday is for Discipleship How did Jesus do it? Short answer, I don’t know. But I think we can see the outlines of the process in the pages of the gospels. So in this post I want to continue to try to uncover what “INTENTIONAL WITHNESS” looks like. (This discussion began here on March … More Discipleship: How Did Jesus Do It?