“We are the colorful ones.” (Keith Green) Our lives, as a friend of mine is fond of saying, are the only Jesus people will see or hear. Keith Green understood that. He knew that the people were always watching us to see if there was any consistency between what we proclaimed and how we … More Our Lives are Windows
Tuesday is for Preaching I am re-reading John MacArthur’s Slave: The Hidden Truth About Your Identity in Christ (Thomas Nelson, 2010). It is such a powerful book and it starts in the preface with a compelling story of a brother in Christ who gave his life in testimony to the beauty and attractiveness of Christ … More When You Say You are a Christian, What Does it Mean?
Wednesday is for Prayer Christianity Today reports that 20% of non-Christians in the United States and Canada (at a minimum 13.5 million people) say they do not ‘personally know’ any Christians. —Christianity Today, p. 17, October 2013 Two thoughts: If that doesn’t break your heart, repent and pray that it would. If that does break … More Are You a Disciple? Let’s Pray that Way.
Thursday is for Discipleship Excerpt from a message on 1 Thessalonians 2:1-8 Context for these comments is verses 5-8 where Paul speaks of the integrity, tenderness, and purity of his motives in preaching the gospel. John 14:21 21 “He who has My commandments and keeps them is the one who loves Me; and he who … More Destroying Our Own Witness to the World
Monday is for Discussion Gossip or Adultery? Which is more destructive to the loving unity of the church and its witness to the world? Solutions and Suggestions?