Sunday Musings I got some great counsel from a friend at a recent conference. He was talking about how companies and churches move from good to great. The conversation started with some questions. When things are going bad, when things are not going the way they could, or should, or the way you would like them … More What Do You Do When Things Go Wrong?
Weekend Links Read and grow but pray for the nation that seems to be coming apart with irresponsible actions by many in authority from Washington D.C. to Ferguson, MO, to Los Angeles, CA. Pray for peace. Pray that fear dissipates and love predominates. Better Engagement with Ministry 7 Ways to Kill a Prayer Meeting (Tim … More Ebola and Links to Inspire, Provoke, Inflame, Encourage and Instruct
Monday is for Discussion Don’t know who said it first but it sure seems like sound advice to me. I just ran across the three words in a book called Pivotal Prayer (John Hull and Tim Elmore, Thomas Nelson, 2002) Stop. Drop. Pray. Is there a better way to deal with confusion, loneliness, anger, bitterness, … More Stop. Drop. And Pray.
Weekend Musings What am I living for? We all have a certain finite number of relationship statuses in the world. If we are believers in Christ we are first of all slaves of God. All of us are sons and daughters of someone. If we are married, we are a husband or a wife. If we are … More Slaves Have No Will of Their Own
Wednesday is for Prayer This coming Saturday, I will be teaching a seminar titled Marriage Skills for the 21st Century, at Trinity Church in Watseka, IL. Last I heard there were 86 people registered but there is still room for more. You can get more information at MyTrinity.TV. I feel completely overwhelmed to speak to the greatness … More The Insanity of the Christian Vision of Marriage
Monday is for Discussion This is a discussion, I started over on LinkedIn. I thought it might be helpful to bring both it and the start of the discussion thread over here to the blog. Russell Wimberly • House churches will not penetrate anything if they are not evangelistic/missional minded. This is the prevailing problem with house … More Give three ways house churches might help penetrate our growing post-Christian culture.