Let’s admit it: we’re embarrassed to believe in hell. Speaking of eternal judgment makes us sound like backward, uneducated yokels. It conjures up images of bearded crazies carrying signs in parks. [Read more…]
Undoubtedly some sort of big goal lies in front of you. Maybe it’s a dream—something you long to do. Or maybe it’s more of a calling—something you may or may not want to do, yet it still feels like an unmistakable inner tug. You know you should progress. But you don’t know how. And the destination feels far off. Even just starting seems hard. What then? Here are three simple words that will launch you toward your goal.
Consider this your call to action.
Provoking teenagers probably isn’t on your to-do list today, but if you’re a parent of a teen, then you would probably give your left arm for a recipe to provoke meaningful conversations with your son or daughter. Here’s a peek at what this actually looks like… [Read more…]
So why doesn’t Pastor Wally re-arrange his schedule so he can spend more time discipling people? It would mean the death of his church – and the end of his job.
This Veterans Day, I wish we might glimpse anew the freedom we’ve been handed. I wish we would read books about veterans and watch war movies and talk to veterans and rent rooms from them. I wish we’d pray that future generations will never be called upon to make the same sacrifices as those who gave up everything for the sake of freedom. [Read more…]
Let’s face it. It’s not always easy to engage a teenager in meaningful conversation. If you’re a parent of a teen, you know exactly what I’m talking about. But why is it so difficult to get a teen to open up? Probably because we are talking to them about the wrong thing… [Read more…]