The American Church is losing the war. I’m not thinking of the cultural war, or the war against abortion, or the war against same-sex marriage, or the war being waged against the faith of our children, or the war for respect among the elites in the media. I’m thinking of a much more important war … More The American Church is Losing the War.
I’ve already posted today, but I found this and had to pass it on. If you love your neighbors, and I sure hope you do, read it. Pray over it. And start doing the simple things, the mundane things for the glory of God and your neighbors joy. There is such beauty to a life … More The Spiritual Warfare of Potato Peeling
Weekend Links Weekend Links going up a little late this weekend. Had to make two trips to the doctor (nothing serious) but time consuming. My hope is that all these links will help you love Jesus and your neighbor better. As always, inclusion is not necessarily an endorsement of everything within the link. Better Thinking … More Beating Demons; Helping Homosexuals; Destroying Sex Trade; Sweden’s Stupidity; Lotteries; and much more
Weekend Links The Passion of Christ has been the ever-present topic in my mind for three weeks now. “He was crushed for us.” Palm Sunday, Good Friday, and Easter are the highlights of the Christian calendar. Our happy news for the world is that the tomb is empty and sins can be forgiven, the Kingdom … More Angry Christians; Left Intolerance; Same Sex Marriage; Kevin DeYoung; Gay and the Civil Rights Issues
Sunday Afternoon Musings This is a brilliant essay with devotional power as well as wisdom from Dr. Russell Moore on the shootings in Connecticut and how we should respond in our hearts and in public. I commend it to every Christian who wants to be a healing balm rather than a hurtful voice in the … More What to say: It is Satanic.
Sunday is for Prayer Before Matt Chandler, before Francis Chan, before David Platt, (three young men we should all be thankful for God raising up in this generation), before even John Piper, there was George Verwer. Radical, passionate, creative, missional, fully engaged and calling the Christian world to be more and do more for the … More Revival Will Not Make Spiritual Warfare Easy
Weekend Musings Ever heard of a thing called “dispositional sins”? Me neither. But when my wife sent me this devotional from A.W. Tozer, I knew that I had seen them too often in my own life. Every read of Tozer is an apologetic for reading “older books.” Spiritual Warfare and Sin: Dispositional Sins Let all … More Spiritual Warfare and the Beast Within
Weekend Links Links for the last weekend in October. There’s some controversy in the links this week and as always, all of them will get you think but doesn’t mean I can vouch for all of it. Keep thinking. Keep praying. Keep living for and like Jesus. Growing as a Leader Spiritual Warfare in … More Spiritual Warfare; Unanswered Prayer; Ed Stetzer; Herman Cain; and much more
Friday is for Heart Songs God calls us to more than just nursing the wounded and helping those defeated by life and choices and tragedy. We have a holy calling to proclaim the ministry of reconciliation. People need the gospel that you and your people have believed. Don’t doubt that. Live in light of that. … More Telling It Like It Is: Spiritual Warfare