A Frustrated Christian Asks Serious Questions

The groundbreaking discipleship course, How to Live by the Indwelling Life of Christ, is open for registration until June 13th. I’m asking those of you who are Jesus-followers to respond to someone who wrote us recently with the following. Maria [name changed] gave us permission to post her email to my blog readers. Some information [Read More…]

An Invitation to be Part of My TWITTER Team

I’m getting ready to put together a new Twitter team. Here’s what I mean. If you use Twitter, you know that roughly 2% of your Twitter followers see your updates. Sometimes less. This is disheartening to those of us who wish to reach people with important messages. Unless you’re Donald Trump, Twitter is pretty ineffective, [Read More…]

A Brilliant New Commentary on Romans

Earlier this year (2016), Richard Longenecker published his long-anticipated commentary on Romans. The Epistle to the Romans (New International Greek Testament Commentary) The commentary is a titanic coming in at 1,140 pages total. His primary interlockers are C.K. Barret, C.E.B Cranfield, James D. G. Dunn, Joseph A. Fitzmyer, Robert Jewett, Ernst K√§semann, Douglas J. Moo, [Read More…]

An Insightful Quote on Spiritual Warfare

Here’s an incisive insight by the late Leanna Payne: “Often the enemy will take advantage of opposition that arises within the most intimate circles–our close relatives or friends in the body of Christ–to stir up the most heartrending kind of spiritual warfare. This especially occurs when a groundbreaking ministry is at stake. There will always [Read More…]