Could it be that we are sacrificing efficacy at the altar of efficiency? Have we embraced winning decisions over making disciples? Continue reading Shepherding Students Through Conversion
What if part of the reason you and I seem to participate in so little personal evangelism is due to our unpreparedness in gospel proclamation? Continue reading Writing Out The Gospel
I remember walking into youth group that Wednesday night around a decade ago. I was so excited about the evening’s upcoming events. As a church, we had been advertising this night heavily, encouraged on multiple occasions to make sure we invite our friends to be a part of what we were doing. There was more … Continue reading Is Inviting People to Church Enough?
Yes, we preachers may not ask people to respond in a tangible way on Sundays. But are we asking them to respond at all? Continue reading The Pulpit Call
And they that be wise shall shine as the brightness of the firmament; and they that turn many to righteousness as the stars for ever and ever. (Daniel 12:3) Here is something to wake me up. This is worth living for. To be wise is a noble thing in itself: in this place it refers … Continue reading Shine as Many Stars
It seems simple. The apostles get the Holy Spirit, and they’re going to go places. But there is deeper gravity to these thirty-four words than you may anticipate. Continue reading Be Empowered Everywhere