It’s spring break for some states this week, and two of our nine grandkids got to come to PaPa J’s and Ema’s house for the week. We love it. With no parents around, we have the incredible opportunity to pour our family legacy values into our grandkids our way, the fun way. Not only do […]
How many gifts will come with instructions that begin with “start here.” Our journey with Christ in 2012 needs to start here. The English revivalist Gypsy Smith challenged his listeners to take a piece of chalk and draw a circle on the ground. Once the circle was complete, get inside the circle and pray, “Lord […]
According to the Scriptures (Hebrews 11:1) faith is the substance (assurance, the confirmation, the title deed) of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen. What the Lord is teaching me is that faith is nothing else than receiving the kindness of the Lord; that faith is an adherence to Christ (like strong velcro), […]
In the last half of this decade there appears to be a discovery like that of a lost pearl, a nugget of truth hidden but now revealed in these latter days. The discovery is a renewed application of Matthew 24:14, “This good news of the Kingdom will be proclaimed in all the world as a […]
Modifying our cultural psyche from life goals fulfilled through the context of institutional, long-term production to individual, self-directed, short-term strategies has also created a seismic shift in the ministry of many churches.