I adapted this from an excerpt of a letter from Earnest Hemingway. He was expressing a thought about writing, but the correlation to preaching was so apparent that I had to get it down before I carried on and it was lost forever. So here is the adapted quote … Preaching is something that you … Continue reading Hemingway on Preaching
What is our mission in life? We exist to glorify God How do we do that? Live a holy lifeSave the lostMake disciplesPlant churches This is our mission. The mission is all there is. Don’t let anyone or anything steal from you the clarity of why you are here.
Now therefore let us make a covenant with our God to put away all the wives, and such as are born of them, according to the counsel of my lord, and of those that tremble at the commandment of our God; and let it be done according to the law.Ezra 10:3 God commanded Israel not … Continue reading Part Time Lovers
There is nothing better than stumbling upon a truly great book. They are rare. Here is one that everyone should read. The Pilgrim’s Progress by John Bunyan This is a classic. I believe it is a must read. But you must read the original version. There have been many updates but the original is best. … Continue reading Great Books
When the opportunity arrives for you to share the gospel; I want you to not only have the desire, I want you to have the words.
You cannot push the boundaries, if you don’t know what they are.
Here is a list of things that require no talent whatsoever. We are often curious about our spiritual gifts, and it is healthy to be curious. The best way to discover your gifts is to jump in right where you are. What is needed? What is being asked of you in your local church? No … Continue reading No Talent Required
Sam Miles is a snow leopard Friends are easy to come by, until they get to know you. That is why close, loyal, godly friends are so rare. They are the snow leopard of relationships. We’ve heard of them, but to see one for yourself, well ... Sam Miles is a constant reminder to me … Continue reading Spotlight: Sam Miles
Our desire is to put useful tools into your hands so that you feel perfectly prepared to engage. Most of us know the gospel; but knowing the gospel and explaining the gospel are two different things. The Gospel Course is a three part course that will equip you to walk someone through the gospel in … Continue reading The Gospel Course