Every year I write a little blog post about the word of the year. Last year I was still working on the year before. The word was “Cut.” I felt like God laid it on my heart that my life was cluttered and much of what I needed to do in the past, I no … More “FREEDOM!”
Last time we focused on the beauty of this Biblical site. It is close to the sea of Galilee. It is actually right on it. Peter and Andrew probably moved here from Bethsaida where it says they were born, to live and work right on the water. This is an unlikely place that the Messiah … More What Happens In Capernaum, Stays in Capernaum!
“10 Concerning this salvation, the prophets who prophesied about the grace that was to be yours searched and inquired carefully, 11 inquiring what person or time[a] the Spirit of Christ in them was indicating when he predicted the sufferings of Christ and the subsequent glories. 12 It was revealed to them that they were serving not themselves but … More Peter’s View of The Old Testament (OT Saturday)
In the Year of …… (Luke 3) Chapter three starts by identifying the exact timing of these events. Those receiving this gospel letter would have recognized Luke’s list of people as important people of the time. There was a certain Caesar named Tiberius, a governor named Pontius Pilate. He mentions the religious leaders Annas and … More To Be Consumed with a Larger Reality!
No one would believe you if you told them in the year 2016, the way to keep in touch with people is by U.S. Mail. Type your contracts on a typewriter and fax them. You don’t need email or smartphones. You don’t need to be on social media. Life is going to get simpler. People … More WWW (Ephesus Today!)
I realize there are similar book titles and sayings that have been used to talk about this topic. It is vital that pastors and church leaders understand the people they are trying to reach. We are asked to go to conferences, listen to podcasts, read blogs and books to understand people. We go out into … More Who Moved My Church?
Many years ago while reading a book titled, “A Tale of Three Kings,” by Gene Edwards, I realized there are only two types of leaders. This is not to say their are not thousands of different types of leadership, or different gift or talent mixes. What this means is there is an either/or principle … More Are you David or Saul?
Photo credit at michellekeirstead.files.wordpress.com In my work as a chaplain and business owner, I am fascinated at the growing sharp distinction between the secular and religious mind. Christians are from Mars and agnostics, atheists and the distracted are from Venus. It is getting to where we are not even speaking the same language anymore. It … More Unstoppable
“Be subject for the Lord’s sake to every human institution, whether it be to the emperor as supreme, or to governors as sent by him to punish those who do evil and to praise those who do good. For this is the will of God, that by doing good you should put to silence the … More Simon Peter
Witness the Death of Peter!.