All who care about reaching others with the goodnews of salvation must care about elentics Continue reading
Posted in Disciple-making, Discipleship, Holy Spirit, Missions, Salvation, Sin, Witness, Younger Evangelicals
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?
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
leaders in the Church “need to help our people see that their calling is much bigger than how much time they put into church matters.” Continue reading
Posted in 18 Year factor, Call to ministry, Calling, Contentment, Disciple-making, Evangelism, Fathers, Gospel-centered, Holistic ministry, Missions, Walking with God, Witness, Work
Tagged Employment and calling, God and work, Serve God where you are, Your calling
I feel certain that most Christians need a better vision of the greatness of their salvation — a panoramic view! We must learn to think of salvation as a return to full and final glory — a return to the Imago Dei (image of God).
Posted in Christian Counselor, Christian worldview, Christianity, Church Leadership, Church membership, Elders, Evil in the world, Glorify God, God, God's Will, Holistic ministry, Human depravity, Human dignity, Imago Dei, Kingdom, Missions, Pastors, Reconciliation, Salvation, Wisdom
Tagged Basis for ministry, Church ministry, Theological foundation for ministry
“This is the zeal of the people of God that without exception every knee and every tongue should acknowledge the supreme honor given to Jesus” (John R. W. Stott).