In my previous post I talked about three of the lessons I learned on my trip to Israel last week with 200 other ministry leaders from around the world. We literally walked where Jesus walked and got a crash course in his life and ministry from Dr. Dann Spader
I just got back from a nine day trip to Israel with almost 200 other ministry leaders from 53 different countries. We were there with the Global Youth Initiative. On this once-in-a-lifetime caliber trip we were able to connect with ministry leaders from around the globe who were all
"Then the eleven disciples went to Galilee to the mountain where Jesus had told them to go. When they saw him, they worshiped him; but some doubted. Then Jesus came to them and said, 'All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me.
"And I tell you that you are Peter, and on this rock I will build my church, and the gates of Hell will not overcome it." Matthew 1618
On our trip to Israel we just went to what has been known for thousands of years as "The
"Immediately Jesus made the disciples get in the boat and go on ahead of him to the other side, while he dismissed the crowd. After he had dismissed them, he went up on a mountainside to pray. Later that night, he was there alone, and the boat was already a
I'm sitting here with my family waiting for the decision from the Grand Jury in St.Louis to be announced and am anticipating, along with the rest of America, the potential protests (and in the worst case, riots) that could follow a decision not to indict the officer in question. To
This morning when I walked up the aisle of the plane I had just boarded I realized that Sergeant Duke was sitting in my seat, 35C. After a short (but pleasant) exchange this muscular and serious looking soldier scooted down two seats to where he was supposed to be seated.
"I'm in the process of being schooled. Schooled BIG time.
By this pint-sized stud muffin here:
Meet Landon, my 4-year-old son. He may be loud, talk incessantly, and occasionally ruffle the feathers of his siblings, but man ALIVE does that boy have a heart for Jesus.
Always one to ask if we can
In his last letter to Timothy Paul penned his own epitaph, "I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith" (2 Timothy 4:7.) In doing this Paul gave his younger protege penetrating insights into his heart before being beheaded by Nero.
I love the Army motto of "Improvise, adapt and overcome." It's something that we, who are in the battle with Satan for the souls of teenagers, can learn from. Sometimes plans fail and strategies fall short so what do we do? Do we give up? No! We keep our eyes