The Bible is a creative and powerful book. Why do people often apply it so wrongly? Here are 10 “commands” for understanding the Bible a little better.
I was taught for years that the Bible teaches wives to obey their husbands because husbands are the “head” of the household. This comes from a verse in Ephesians 5: “Wives, submit to your husbands as to the Lord, for the husband is the head of his wife…” After 16 years of marriage and 21 […]
One of the greatest tests to find out whether people truly love what they do is whether or not they’d do it without being paid.” (Cooke, 97) So, what do you love to do?
Pocket Disciple, a guide for creating Spanish discipleship movements, is now available! Pocket Disciple is a simple and effective tool for following up new believers. Use it to create a multiplying movement of Jesus followers in your city!
The house is full of young people from USC. The atmosphere is energetic with laughter, connecting, and spiritual discussions over a meal. After dinner, my friend Wes announces, “Time for the Jesus story discussion!” Everyone gathers in the living room. Ben and Justin take turns singing a couple songs. Ben says, “One of our ways of […]
So this happened last night in England. I was eating a burger in a restaurant in Birmingham, UK with a friend from Budapest. I was just relaxing. Ready to head back to the States after speaking for three days at a NewForms Gathering for leaders around Europe. The restaurant was pretty full. We were packed into a […]
Some of us know a lot about Jesus. But we have been “cursed” with an inability to talk about him with others in meaningful ways. Here’s a simple way to get back to effectiveness in evangelism.
My recent visit to Bryan and Sierra in Montana left me misty-eyed and in awe. They gave me permission to share their story. Keep reading — you’ll be amazed what happens at the end.
Our family entered our 50th US State! We had a little celebration together. We wanted to say a quick hello and invite you to join us:
The last few weeks, our family traveled from Portland, OR to Portland, ME. Yep, West Coast to East. Next week, our family will be in our 50th U.S. state together. Wow… What a ride. We had several strategic stops on this last trip. There are deeply encouraging stories about people encountering Jesus. For now, I wanted to share something more personal… I […]