"The Lord’s people living in these United States have been handed a choice."
I meet a lot of people who say they wouldn’t be caught dead inside of a church building, that their life is too messed up to be embraced by the arms of God, and that their previous failures are too monstrous to be forgiven by the grace of Jesus.
"Who are these happy people?"
Most of the writing in the New Testament about how to live in a church exists because the church has never been perfect. Most, if not all, of the letters were written to solve problems in the church.
Let’s think about what we talk about the most, and let’s make sure in our conversations and our practice the great commission is more than the great intention.
"Everybody IS being spiritually formed. It’s just a matter of whether or not it is intentional or haphazard."
Take care of your staff
As followers of Jesus who recognize the sovereignty of God over the nations, we must realize that crisis moments in the earth can be catalytic for the gospel.
“Even if the worst happens, God will carry us.”
"Here are a few guiding principles about friends that should help keep your relationships healthy."
"Christians are supposed to be the people who think the "truth will set you free."
I want to see you have a marriage that moves to the next level, but it will become extremely damaged or completely ruined of you fall into adultery.
If the local church is going to facilitate discipleship, it has to be more than a classroom.
We fall into the rut of putting out fires and managing the ministry machine, rather than focusing on what could come next for our ministry.
"The following are 11 signs of an emotionally mature Christian."
I want to suggest that goal setting for evangelism can truly be used for God’s glory and Great Commission obedience.
"Here are five ways to get your prayers to work."
"In my own denomination, we are reaching non-Christians only half as effectively as we were 50 years ago."
If we’re not disturbed by how little we can do in our own power, we’ll never be desperate enough to ask God for his.
"Christ comforts us so that we might share his comfort with a hurting world."