Here are twenty things I believe are true about most pastors I know. I hope you will work together with your pastor for the good of the gospel! 1. He loves God and you a lot. (Be mindful.) 2. He is a painfully limited human being. (Be realistic.) 3. He probably has a pretty low […]Read More 20 Things You Should Know About Your Pastor (reblog)
On a dangerous seacoast where shipwrecks often occur stood a lifesaving station. The building was just a hut, and there was only one boat, but the few devoted members kept a constant watch over the sea and with no thought for themselves went out day and night tirelessly searching for the lost. Many of those […]Read More The Life Saving Station
“let us consider how to stimulate one another to love and good deeds, not forsaking our own assembling together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another; and all the more as you see the day drawing near.” -Hebrews 10:24,25 Notice the language in this passage: us; one another; our; assembling together… without […]Read More We Need Each Other
I read this recently and thought it captured the feelings that we pastors sometimes have when people want us to fix them, and they do not seem interested in being an active disciple themselves. A man had given much thought to what he wanted from life. After trying many things, succeeding at some and failing […]Read More Expecting Too Much.
There is a great article by Larry Keefauver over at Charisma regarding faith healing. Here is a summary of the myths.. Myth #1 is that God always heals now at the initiative of our faith. Myth #2 is that if you stand fast in faith, you will be physically healed in time and space. Myth #3 is […]Read More The Myths Of Faith Healing…
“What! is Christ thy Brother, and does he live in thine house, and yet thou hast not spoken to him for a month? I fear there is little love between thee and thy Brother, for thou hast had no conversation with him for so long. What! is Christ the Husband of his Church, and has […]Read More Do You Love Him?
Is this the mission of Jesus? Ponderings From Patmos: Saddleback Health & Fitness Seminar – Infomercial for Sustainable Development.Read More Saddleback Health & Fitness Seminar – Infomercial for Sustainable Development