Sunday Evening Musings Billy Graham’s social strategy was quite simple, but not simplistic. It was biblical. It was saturated with a belief in the power of the gospel to change lives, change them deeply, irrovocably, with social change affected by bad people becoming good people through the influence of Prince of Peace ‘”Bad people’ can … More Sunday Musings
Weekend Musings Got this off of the Sacrificial Poets Facebook page. It is titled THE VOICE OF JUSTICE.
Friday Monday is for Discussion Over a year ago, Ed Stetzer asked me to jump into a discussion about the ministry of the Holy Spirit outside the Church (see here). Specifically, is the Holy Spirit at work in the world outside of the Church? At a number of levels, the question might at first sound … More Is the Holy Spirit at Work Outside the Church?
Thursday is for Discipleship In the book Follow Me: Experiencing the Loving Leadership of Jesus, Jan David Hettinga, writes: “Jesus did not call the cross or His death and resurrection the good news. For Jesus, the kingdom was the good news. The magnificent work of the cross is the beginning. Atonement, reconciliation, redemption, justification, and … More Do Good, But Start with and Never Forget the Priority of Proclamation
Thursday is for Discipleship Here’s my take on why the substitution of the term “spiritual formation” for “discipleship” is not an improvement and actually exacerbates a problem the Church in America already had with the term discipleship. If we were to survey most American Churches and ask what we mean by discipleship or spiritual formation, … More Why Spiritual Formation is a Bad Substitute for Discipleship