1-2-3 Jump

Moses. Abraham. David. Joshua. Daniel. Jonah. Isaiah. Nehemiah. [Insert your Bible heroes name here____.] There is one important reason that you know their names and not the names of the thousands of people God may have called at the same time. People with higher status in their day. From better families. People who were probably…… Continue reading 1-2-3 Jump

Your Ministry of Discouragement

Having just spent a week with Christian leaders I came home with a raw heart. Surely, I came home tired. But I also came home perplexed by our unique ability to discourage one another. Speaker shoes When I went to my first convention in 2002– the whole thing was weird for me. It all seemed…… Continue reading Your Ministry of Discouragement

The God of Discomfort

God doesn’t call us to a life of comfort. As an overweight, gainfully employed, hyper-educated American Christian– that phrase convicts. Recently, when I spend time in God’s Word, the Holy Spirit has illuminated in me this truth in a brand new way. God doesn’t call us to live a comfortable life. He calls us to…… Continue reading The God of Discomfort

The Peak of the Christian Life

Question One: What is the chief end of man? Answer One: Man’s chief end is to glorify God, and to enjoy him forever. – Westminster Shorter Catechism If you were to ask most preachers the question, “Practically speaking, what does the peak of the Christian life look like?” most of them would give an answer…… Continue reading The Peak of the Christian Life