A case study in humility

Passage: “Also He spoke this parable to some who trusted in themselves that they were righteous, and despised others: “Two men went up to the temple to pray, one a Pharisee and the other a tax collector. The Pharisee stood and prayed thus with himself, ‘God, I thank You that I am not like other men—extortioners, unjust, adulterers, or even as this tax collector. I … Continue reading A case study in humility

Devotionals For Leaders: Relentless

Relentless. We love that word, don’t we? It’s a sounding word but not an easy word to live. Relentless means persistent and unyielding. Does this define your pursuit of Christ? We love the thought of someone being relentless toward us but when it comes to us pursuing Christ, it’s a different matter. To be honest, many of us know very little about a relentless pursuit. … Continue reading Devotionals For Leaders: Relentless

A Tale Of Two Sinners: Sermon Notes From Ash Wednesday

Luke 18:9-14 9And He also told this parable to some people who trusted in themselves that they were righteous, and viewed others with contempt:  10“Two men went up into the temple to pray, one a Pharisee and the other a tax collector.  11“The Pharisee stood and was praying this to himself: ‘God, I thank You that I am not like other people: swindlers, unjust, adulterers, … Continue reading A Tale Of Two Sinners: Sermon Notes From Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday Thoughts, February 18 2015

9And He also told this parable to some people who trusted in themselves that they were righteous, and viewed others with contempt:  10“Two men went up into the temple to pray, one a Pharisee and the other a tax collector.  11“The Pharisee stood and was praying this to himself: ‘God, I thank You that I am not like other people: swindlers, unjust, adulterers, or even … Continue reading Ash Wednesday Thoughts, February 18 2015

Quiet Time: Thoughts And Reflections

If you . . . remember that your brother has something against you . . . —Matthew 5:23 This passage is talking about being convicted by the Spirit. It is not talking about being overly sensitive to your own feelings, worrying and wondering about everything you do. But DO be sensitive to the Spirit of God in you and pay careful attention to anything that … Continue reading Quiet Time: Thoughts And Reflections

Becoming a Good Follower of Jesus

  A friend once asked Gandhi a very enlightening question: “If you admire Christ so much, why don’t you become a Christian?”  Gandhi’s response was very revealing: “When I meet a Christian who is a follower of Christ, I may consider it.” It is very sad that Gandhi had this to say.  But he is not the only one who has these sentiments concerning “Christians”. … Continue reading Becoming a Good Follower of Jesus