Tuesday is for Preaching There is a way of preaching that is all ancient and interesting but powerless and counter productive. There is a way of preaching that is all modern and interesting but powerless and counter productive. Every age has its new temptations and pitfalls to avoid. Ours is no exception. Here’s a great … More Preaching to a Vision
New Poem from My Son My son is getting a bit of a following on youtube.com with a number of slam poetry performances. Here’s his latest. I know of at least two churches and the comments reveal that a number of English teachers are using some of these efforts to inspire their students. Would you … More Poetry that Slaps You into a Smile
Monday is for Reflection “Plunge yourself in the Godhead’s deepest sea; be lost in His immensity; and you shall come forth as from a couch of rest, refreshed and invigorated. I know nothing which can so comfort the soul; so calm the swelling billows of sorrow and grief; so speak peace to the winds of trial, as a … More Rediscovering the God of the Bible
Thursday is for Discipleship (The following are excerpted from Bill Hull, The Disciple Making Pastor, p.12-15, bold emphasis added.) “The condition of the heart, … determines the body’s ability to function normally.” “The evangelical church has lost the will to ask the right questions and the courage to face the answers. The critical decision facing … More For The Pastor Who is Serious About Making Disciples
Title of Book: Leadership Next: Changing Leaders in a Changing Culture, Eddie Gibbs, (Downers Grove, Ill.: InterVarsity Press, 2005) Overview: Eddie Gibbs offers a look at leadership that is neither overly academic nor too narrow to be of any value. Gibbs wants to suggest a path for Christian leaders that is in sync with changing … More Brief Book Review of Leadership Next: Leaders in a Changing Culture by Eddie Gibbs
Friday is for Heart Songs Reflecting on Ecclesiastes 7:14 (ESV) In the day of prosperity SITUATION be joyful ACTION and In the day of adversity SITUATION consider ACTION God has made one as well as the other PERSPECTIVE so that PURPOSE man may not find out anything that will be after him. RESULT ———————————– Why … More Why Does God Hide the Future from Us?