A gospel that misleads you to think you can come to Christ and remain at the center of life is not a gospel. Continue reading
Dogs? Pigs? Sacred things? Jesus used an illustration to forbid wasting something valuable on an undeserving object. Yet it’s not immediately clear what shouldn’t be wasted and on whom. Continue reading
All who care about reaching others with the goodnews of salvation must care about elentics. Continue reading
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Tagged conviction, Guilt, Holy Spirit, shame
Who am I? Why am I here? What should I do? Who do I serve? How should I live? Continue reading
Posted in Church, Church Leadership, Church membership, Disciple-making, Discipleship, Missions
Tagged Followers of Jesus, Meaning of life, Mission, Purpose of life, true disciples, why am I here?
An urgently needed focus for the Church… Five questions for great conversations among those who care… Continue reading
Posted in Common Good, Common grace, Evangelicals, Evangelism, General Revelation, Ministry to young singles, Mission statement, Missions, Walking with God, Wisdom, Witness, Younger Evangelicals
Tagged Christian witness, Common Grace, Evangelism, mercy ministry, Mission, outreach mission
Delusional self-confidence based on self-accomplishment is not far removed from self-righteousness. It’s an insidiously deadly poison that can be… Continue reading
Posted in Attitude, Blessed by God, Christian worldview, Christianity, Church, Church Leadership, Church membership, Deception, Following Christ, God's Heart, God's Love, Gospel, Gospel-centered, Greatness, Jesus Christ, Judging others, Kingdom, Legalism, Love, Meaning of life, Mercy, Missions, Personal thoughts, Poor in spirit, Pride, purpose, Radical love, Repentance, Self esteem, Self love, Self-deception, Selfishness, Spiritual inventory, Teaching of Jesus, True Christianity?, Walking with God, Worldview
Tagged A true church, Ladociea, Pharisees, Revelation 3, Who are the true followers of Jesus?
Let’s embrace the challenge of seeking a better understanding of the shift to postmodernity and addressing it as a communication challenge for the gospel. Continue reading