A night at the orchestra caused Stephen Leston to realize that God has created within each of us a longing for eternal life.
I‘ve been going through a season of soul-searching recently. One of the things I’ve reflected on is that, as you progress in ministry, you have to manage change on a constant basis. I understood this on one level going into ministry. I understood that the world changes, people change, and cultures change. But one area I had not given a lot of attention to was the fact that I change over the course of ministry.
I am currently preaching through the book of Acts. It is my second time preaching through this book, and I love it! I just recently finished preaching through Acts 11:19-30: the formation of the church in Antioch. This account is one that has always intrigued me.
Matthias Media recently published a book by Steve Morrison called Born This Way, addressing the issue of same-sex attraction by examining both the scientific studies and what God says in the Word. After reading the book, I felt the need to write a short post to encourage others to read it too (no, I wasn’t asked by Matthias to do so!).
I am sitting in the Copenhagen Airport after spending the last several days in Norway talking with church planters from Norway, Estonia, Poland and the Czech Republic. We were discussing plans on training and releasing thousands of church planters into Central and Eastern Europe. It was an incredible time.
I was recently teaching a group of young men and women who were training to be missionaries a class on the book of Ephesians. While we were discussing the book, something hit me that opened my eyes to another layer of Ephesians. Having taught through Ephesians several times I had
I have been thinking a lot about counseling lately. I suppose as we move to the post-Christmas season people tend to get a little depressed. When they get down they tend to fight with family members. When they fight with family members they tend to call me. Somehow people want
When I was a boy, I had a weekly summer chore of mowing the lawn. My dad liked it done every Thursday. You would think that it would not be too difficult for me to get that task done—after all, I knew exactly what I needed to do and when