3 Thoughts On The Star Of Bethlehem

  It was a starry night, like most others, with one exception; there was a super bright star in the sky that was being used to lead some “wisemen” to the newborn King. There are many speculations as to what the Star could have been, from scientific anomalies to a miraculous display of God’s power, … Continue reading 3 Thoughts On The Star Of Bethlehem

The Inspired Mission: The Story Of Us

Above all, you must realize that no prophecy in Scripture ever came from the prophet’s own understanding, or from human initiative. No, those prophets were moved by the Holy Spirit, and they spoke from God. 2 Peter 1:21-22 At the moment we obtain a glimmer of hope we have inspiration. This inspiration leads to a renewed … Continue reading The Inspired Mission: The Story Of Us

Am I Missing The Mission?

Where there is no revelation [or prophetic vision], the people cast off restraint… —Proverbs 29:18 Carrots? A vision is given to drive me beyond myself. Pushing and compelling, a vision holds a proverbial “carrot’ just out of my reach. The vision is meant to force me to know God and know myself and keep the … Continue reading Am I Missing The Mission?

Quiet Time: Thoughts And Reflections

I now rejoice in my sufferings for you, and fill up in my flesh what is lacking in the afflictions of Christ, for the sake of His body, which is the church . . . —Colossians 1:24 The call of God is not something we manufacture ourselves. We cannot take our own spiritual practices or … Continue reading Quiet Time: Thoughts And Reflections

Quiet Time: Thoughts And Reflections

. . . for necessity is laid upon me; yes, woe is me if I do not preach the gospel! —1 Corinthians 9:16 God’s call on our lives is not always easily explainable. It’s much more of a supernatural yearning.Revealed in God’s own personal way to each person, a life calling radiates a light about … Continue reading Quiet Time: Thoughts And Reflections

4 Of The Most Important Words For Making Disciples

  I had a conversation with a friend today. As we sat and talked about ministry, discipleship and kingdom building, these four words seemed to resonate well within my soul This is not the first time, however, that I have thought about these words, which is why I felt I should include them in a … Continue reading 4 Of The Most Important Words For Making Disciples

Who Am I? Why Am I Here?

  During this week I am exploring many thoughts and feelings about life and direction. I always love it when God gives me affirmations and help in discovery. I've had a couple cool moments over the last couple days but today's cool moment was when I read from relevantmagazine.com today. The article Who Are You, … Continue reading Who Am I? Why Am I Here?

P.L.A.N. For 2013 pt.3

Now that you have seen how important prayer and learning can be, let me announce what "A" is for: Advance. As simple as it seems, advancing is not as easy as it may sound. When I say advance I mean being able to move beyond the past. Far too often people bring the past into … Continue reading P.L.A.N. For 2013 pt.3

God’s Purpose

Chosen God has chosen us to love the world as He loves the world. John 13:34, John 15:12 We were created to love; first and foremost God and then the people God created. The hard part for the disciple of Christ is not loving God but loving hard-to-love people. It is a not-so-easy-task for the … Continue reading God’s Purpose