I just came from a Bible study full of leaders from around the Denver area. This gathering was not organized through a local church but through a Christian business leader. It was a great time of fellowship, learning and conversation.
"Live wisely among those who are not believers, and make the most of every opportunity. Let your conversation be gracious and attractive[ so that you will have the right response for everyone." Colossians 4:5,6
Yesterday as I welcomed scores of youth leaders into a church outside of a Chicago for a full day of ministry training I happened to be holding a Venti-sized red cup full of delicious Starbucks coffee. One youth leader looked at it with feigned disgust and said, "Nice Satan sipper."
“Come, follow me,” Jesus said, “and I will send you out to fish for people.” Matthew 4:19
If you are truly following Jesus the inevitable result will be a lifestyle of evangelism. Jesus guaranteed it in Matthew 4:19. When you follow him he will direct you to go and reach people
The Law says "You're not good enough!"
Grace says, "Jesus is!"
The Law says, "Try! Try! Try!"
Grace says, "Trust! Trust! Trust!"
The Law says, "You must die!"
Grace says, "He died in your place!"
The Law says, "You must surrender everything to be saved!"
Grace says, "You get to surrender everything because you are saved!"
“If sinners be damned at least let them leap to hell over our bodies.…let no one go to hell unwarned and unprayed for.” Charles Spurgeon
If Christians really believed in the reality of hell then I'd be out of a job because believers would figure out how to share their faith
I'll never forget Buck. He was a very fat, very fast, very old Buckskin horse that the girl I used to date in high school owned and rode. Although I was a city boy she taught me to ride him. Unlike the real cowboys she knew and rode with, I
40 years ago today I was adopted into God's family. One June 23, 1974 at noon straight up I put my faith in Jesus. I remember it like it was yesterday.
I often talk about my family of body-building, tobacco-chewing, beer drinking thugs but I don't share as often about my
"Like a scarecrow in a melon patch, their idols cannot speak; they must be carried because they cannot walk. Do not fear them; they can do no harm nor can they do any good. No one is like you, Lord; you are great, and your name is mighty in power."
"Declare his glory among the nations, his marvelous deeds among all peoples." Psalm 96:3
What do you think of when you hear the word "worship"? K-Love? Your church's Sunday morning praise team? Classic hymns?
Whatever you think of when you hear the word worship it probably has something to do