answers…

answers to questions from two posts ago… you all can still answer them below or on the original post! what am I learning?I am learning how to be a pastor. I think it will take awhile, and I say this in all seriousness. I see this as the work of my life for the next Read more about answers…[…]

questions…

some random questions that occur to me as I sit here in my chair this morning, watching the sun come up. maybe I should ask myself these periodically… what am I learning?what is God forming in me?what am I (pastorally) forming in others?what is the practical outcome, the tangible benefit, to others of my life Read more about questions…[…]

the barbarian way…

I started Erwin McManus’s new book, The Barbarian Way, this morning. One passage- “Jesus is being lost in the religion bearing His name. People are being lost because they cannot reconcile Jesus’ association wih Christianity. Christianity has become docile, domesticated, civilized. We have forgotten that there is a kingdom of darkness stealing the hopes and Read more about the barbarian way…[…]

commission

“I feel a commission to work under God for the revival of this branch of His Church– careless of my own reputation; indifferent to the comments of older and jealous men. I am thirty-six. If I am to serve God in this way, I must no longer shrink from the task, but do it. I Read more about commission[…]