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God's Palette - The 8 Promises of Creation
When God took out his canvas of clay called Earth and began...
Does Your Church Dance?
Does your church dance? The early church did. In fact, the early...
Moses - The Tri-Cultural Leader
In an age in which the world and the United States...
Read my article just posted at OUTREACH MAGAZINE. Here’s the link.
The Other Side of "Proof-Texting"
Grant Osborne, author of The Hermeneutical Spiral writes that “the basic...
What's "True" About You?
John was the last person you would have expected God to use....
Billy Graham's Warning to JFK - "Don't Go...
One week before President John F. Kennedy made the fateful trip to...
C.S. Lewis' "Secret Society"
C.S. Lewis once referred to the Church as “a sort of secret...
God’s Palette – The 8 Promises of Creation
When God took out his canvas of clay called Earth and began...
Jesus & the Personality Test.
One interesting tool in team-building within any organization, including the family,...
One Thing God Finds Irresistible.
I have often pondered the question: What does God find irresistible? In...
5 Ways to Connect with God.
The Bible is a book of connections – connection with God and...
Pascal and Pentecostalism.
The first time I walked into a Pentecostal church as a sixteen-year-old,...
Does God Need to Move ... or Do...
For years as a Pentecostal Christ-follower, I have been taught by example...
The Circles Jesus Drew
As churches endeavor to find more effective and fulfilling ways to engage...
Getting Through YOUR Gethsemanes.
Watching a 3-D movie without 3-D glasses is a bland and boring...
A Dash to Your Disney Dreams - Watch...
This young man will dash your "Disney Dreams"! Give it a look...
The #1 Essential for Your Ministry Team.
Trust is probably the most oft-mentioned and common ingredient within great ministry...
Elephant-Hunting in 2013.
When an elephant is in the room, hunt him down …...
It Can Shut You Down ... If You...
The best “insurance policy” you can have to guard you from discouragement...
Theology and Waffles!
My daughter was excited. Driving home from work with dad several years...
The Following Leader
I have come to a big decision. The title of my blog...
As a Lover or Theorist? – Reading the...
How do you read your Bible – as a theorist or lover?...
No More Jiminy Cricket: Reflections on Conscience
In the beloved classic Pinocchio, the puppet that wanted so to be...
So Help Me God!
Mitt Romney and John F. Kennedy have something in common. They both...
The Honor Deficit
An honoring culture is one that is always flowing with regular praise...
The Most Misquoted Bible Passage at Weddings
The Biblical value of teams over individual efforts is described in resonant...
Rick Warren’s Questions for Obama & Romney
One of the most unique moments in the 2008 presidential election year...
The Teaming Church: Ministry in the Age of...
I am excited about a new book I have coming out this...
When God Sees A Soul: Jesus' P.O.V.
What was Jesus’ P.O.V.? And how did he view the places,...
Jesus and His Dependency on the Spirit
Scot McKnight recommends the volume by Hawthorne as the best work available...
Alexander Whyte on Friendship's Power
Abraham is described in the Bible as “the friend of God” (James...
Guns or Sons? David Brooks Frames the Debate...
While many obsess over gun control laws, the more pressing question is...
The Bible Appreneur: The Story of YouVersion Founder
Read the story of Bobby Gruenewald, the founder of Youversion, and...
What "Following Jesus" Is ... and Is Not....
“I like the prayer of Thomas – ‘my Lord and my God.’...
The Emotional Jesus: His Ups & Downs
(From The Presence & The Power by Gerald Hawthorne, Wipf & Stock...
The Bible & New Technology: My New Article...
Here is a link to an article I wrote that just came...
Gracious moments. We can’t live without them. When we extend grace to...
Graceless moments. They have a way of sucking the life right out...
An Interesting Elevator Ride: The Book That Sparks...
If you ever want to make an elevator ride interesting, just casually...
Pentecostal Ecumenism? - Dispatches from Converge21/SPS (Part One)
Who said “revivals” all have to lead to the creation of new...
A Pentecostal Growth Explosion - Over A-Fourth of...
The Pentecostal movement itself continues to grow at a rapid rate. It...
A.W. Tozer on The Holy Spirit & Today's...
The late Dr. A. W. Tozer, author and pastor, said, "If the...
A LifeWord: Off the Pages & Into Your...
“The life is in the speaking words.” A.W. Tozer God wants to...
Chuck Colson on Who Most Needs to Repent...
The late Chuck Colson, founder of Prison Fellowship, believed that one particular...
How Good is "Good Enough"?
“I’m sick of your religion, religion, religion…” - Isaiah 1:14 The...
Was Jesus Religious?
“I’m after mercy, not religion.” Hosea 6:6 The Message “Christ came when...
The God I DON'T Believe In.
There are many people in the world today who don’t believe in...
Jesus Didn't Come to Start A New Religion.
How many more minutes before the church service would be over? That’s...
Marriage and Revelation: What John Remembered
Marriage is a revelation; or, better said, a series of revelations. And...
When Leaders Overestimate Themselves.
After years of serving in various roles as a leader and alongside...
What the Wilderness Tabernacle Reveals About Intimacy.
Rod Cooper, a professor at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, describes intimacy as “INTO-ME-SEE!” ...
Martin Luther called this verse "the Gospel in...
Take some time in prayer today to consider the incredible lengths that...
What kind of "fishing" was Jesus talking about?
What role does a church community play in the work of evangelism?...
Is Joel Osteen saying that following Christ doesn't...
Take a close and careful listen to this recent interview Wolf Blitzer...
Samuel Rodriguez Remembers Chuck Colson
Robert Crosby: How would you describe the late Chuck Colson and his...
Chuck Colson Dies - From Watergate to the...
The Real Power of Leadership
Power. We are obsessed with it. Our lives are constantly affected by...
Don't Forget ... to Remember!
You can tell when a person has “closed their soul” towards you,...
An Atheist's Church Envy - Atheism 2.0
Check this TED Talk out! It is not-to-be-missed! What aspects of religion...
Leading, the Following Way.
Jesus did not focus on leadership; certainly not the way many Christian...
The Hunger Generation: 11 Soul Cries That Are...
“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.”...
Q&A with Samuel Rodriguez - Trends in Pentecostalism
Rev. Samuel Rodriguez is the Current President of The National Hispanic Christian...
A President, Not a Pastor.
Evangelicals are still wrestling with the idea of a President Romney. But,...
What Michelle Bachmann Could Learn From JFK -...
Many were afraid of Kennedy's Catholicism when he was running for President...
Reading - Another Source of Joy!
The Bible is a fountain every Christian should drink from frequently and...
My Favorite Dorothy Sayers Quote.
The Quote: "The people who hanged Christ never, to do them justice,...
Friday Night Fun Food!
OK. Granted this is a departure from our usual topics here at...
Newsflash: Marriage Reduces Poverty (A Brookings Study)
MARRIAGE REDUCES POVERTY? A recent study by the Brookings Institute shows that...
"Hire Introverts" - Is This Why Paul Chose...
The newest issue of The Atlantic Monthly (July-Aug 2012) has an excerpt...
John Piper on the Baptism of the Holy...
John Piper (who is not a Pentecostal but a Reformed Noncessationist) says......
How Many Bible Chapters a Day? - A...
“Some people like to read so many [Bible] chapters every day. I...
Dangerous Dreamers - A Quote
"All men dream: but not equally. Those who dream by night in...
Same-Sex Marriage: Does Obama's Decision Alienate Black Pastors/Leaders?
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President Obama's Prayer Breakfast Message on Christ's Sufferings.
Take some time to listen to the message President Obama delivered to...
Not-To-Be-Missed Video Clip - The Glo Snowboarder
Working on Your Joy in 2012 - Some...
“Joy is the serious business of heaven.” - C.S. Lewis “Study the...
The Demise of Guys? - What is Happening...
There is a steady social awkwardness among American males today - especially...
Could He Be the Next Steve Jobs?
It is encouraging to see the enthusiasm, enterprise and entrepreneurial spirit in...
A New Feature Film Coming in December 2011...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=lMztRvNabxA Check out the trailer for my nephew, Stephen Krist's, first full-length...
On the Mind of Millennials: "How is America...
I popped this question to a classroom full of college students today:...
Education & Earnings - Powerful Stats (Click on...
The latest stats from the Labor Department imply that the best way...
How Church Leaders Have Changed Since 9/11.
Christianity Today has posted a forum with a variety of Evangelical leaders...
Leading, the Millennials
The Millennials were raised on a boatload of wishful hopes and promises...
RvRs - 12 Distinctions Between RELIGION and RELATIONSHIP
In the name of religion, some have added rules to God’s message...
Leading the Buster Generation
The Busters may be the most misunderstood generation in recent years. They...
Leading the Boomer Generation
Don’t underestimate the capacities and the contributions the Boomers can make to...
Leading the Builders Generation
The Builders are the elder generation. And, according to Scripture … we...
A generous spirit is a joyous spirit. Paul praised the Corinthians not...
Singing, whether in a church or in my car, is one of...
Working On Your Joy?
In order to tap into the joy supply that Christ has secured...
5 Reasons We Won't Tell Each Other The...
When we avoid telling each other the truth, we allow ourselves to...
The Loneliest Number!
“It is not good for …man to be alone…” - Genesis 2:18...
Winter Is Gone!
One of the most astounding visuals of late is what is occurring...
Your Story is Strong!
“All Jesus did that day was tell stories — a long storytelling...
The Twig in the Cement
While digging the foundation for a new church in Kingston, Jamaica, I...
You Were Formed For It!
“Two are better than one…” - Ecclesiastes 4:9 “The better part of...
There are few things that can open up a mind or heart...
Living Life From the Soul
"...the Lord God formed the man from the dust of the ground...
Here We Go!
It's official! I am moving my blog over to Patheos and looking...
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