The Missio Dei – What’s Missing in Many Modern Discipleship Books

“Your kingdom come, your will be done on earth as it is in heaven.” ~ Matthew 6:10 As long as I’ve been a Christian, I’ve noted two things that believers routinely get riled up about. One is the role of the Spirit vs. the role of the Scriptures. Christians seem to fall off one side [Read More…]

Warning: The World is Watching How We Christians Treat One Another

“If Christians cannot extend grace through faithful presence within the body of believers, they will not be able to extend grace to those outside.” ~ James Davison Hunter Recently, someone asked me the following question. “Frank, if I had to summarize your ministry, it would be that Jesus is more than we ever imagined and [Read More…]

Scriptures on Peace

Isaiah 12:2  “Behold, God is my salvation; I will trust, and will not be afraid; for the LORD GOD is my strength and my song, and he has become my salvation.” Matthew 5:9  “Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God. Matthew 11:28-30  Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give [Read More…]

The Last Days of Christian America

I don’t think anyone who lives in the United States can say that our country is a “Christian” nation. Yes, the country was founded on Judea-Christian principles. This is hard to dispute (though many of the founding fathers were Deists). But to label the USA a Christian nation today is difficult to maintain. Studies have [Read More…]