I honestly believe the only way to make progress in any of these areas is to be more intentional in putting faith into practice.
Be a disciple
We cannot look into the sun because it would destroy our sight yet that same light is what enables us to see at all.
I’m excited about this opportunity for a number of reasons, but primarily because it gives me the chance to talk with readers (both new readers and old) in an interactive forum. These classes are designed not only to give readers access to authors, but to facilitate a deeper dive into material that is potentially transformational.
Who will separate us from Christ’s love? Will we be separated by trouble, or distress, or harassment, or famine, or nakedness, or danger, or sword? But in all these things we win a sweeping victory through the one who loved… Read More ›
I’m convinced that we are in danger of loosing the kind of quality of life that pretty much requires sacrifice and long-term anticipation. And without anticipation we begin to lose all the way around. Fact is, some things are simply better because of the wait, and the deliberate preparation, and the longing, and the sacrifice along the way.
I give you a new commandment, that you love one another. Just as I have loved you, you also should love one another. By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another.” –… Read More ›
This is no world for hesitant Christians. If we are not motivated and equipped to move from peripheral spectators to deliberate disciples – as daily followers of Jesus – then we have no hope of moving forward spiritual
So let’s do it—full of belief, confident that we’re presentable inside and out. Let’s keep a firm grip on the promises that keep us going. He always keeps his word. Let’s see how inventive we can be in encouraging… Read More ›