I’ll Be Back

The blog will be probably be quiet while I’m in Japan (5/20 – 5/28). I would appreciate your prayers for fruitfulness while I’m there. Like Arnold says I’ll be back to blogging on 6/1.  

Defining Your Ministry Area of Influence (pt. 4) – Where Hope is Found

We do not boast beyond limit in the labors of others. But our hope is that as your faith increases, our area of influence among you may be greatly enlarged, so that we may preach the gospel in lands beyond you, without boasting of work already done in another’s area of influence. (2 Corinthians 10:15-16 ESV, […]

Defining Your Ministry Area of Influence (pt. 3) – The Influence of Others

We do not boast beyond limit in the labors of others. But our hope is that as your faith increases, our area of influence among you may be greatly enlarged, so that we may preach the gospel in lands beyond you, without boasting of work already done in another’s area of influence. (2 Cor. 10:15 […]

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I’ll Be Back

The blog will be probably be quiet while I’m in Japan (5/20 – 5/28). I would appreciate your prayers for fruitfulness while I’m there. Like Arnold says I’ll be back to blogging on 6/1.  

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Defining Your Ministry Area of Influence (pt. 4) – Where Hope is Found

We do not boast beyond limit in the labors of others. But our hope is that as your faith increases, our area of influence among you may be greatly enlarged, so that we may preach the gospel in lands beyond you, without boasting of work already done in another’s area of influence. (2 Corinthians 10:15-16 ESV, […]

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Web Slinging 5.19.15

Here’s what I’ve been reading as I’ve swung around the web in the last week: Zach Lee had a post about false guilt. He wrote, “I hear statements that sound seemingly holy from other Christians and find myself frustrated when I don’t live up to them.” He goes on to list 6 ways we carry […]

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Tweets of the Week 5.18.15

Here are the tweets that caught my attention last week: R.C. Sproul @rcsproul Your duty is to believe and to preach what the Bible says, not what you want it to say. Ryan Huguley @RyanHuguley What makes our service significant is not WHAT we do, but WHO we do it for. Bryan Loritts @bcloritts Life is less about […]

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Defining Your Ministry Area of Influence (pt. 3) – The Influence of Others

We do not boast beyond limit in the labors of others. But our hope is that as your faith increases, our area of influence among you may be greatly enlarged, so that we may preach the gospel in lands beyond you, without boasting of work already done in another’s area of influence. (2 Cor. 10:15 […]

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Web Slinging 5.12.15

Here’s what I’ve found helpful and/or useful online as I swung around the web this past week: The Gospel Coalition has a post on the topic of community. It reads, “Closely following your need for God is your need for other believers. Not understanding this profound connection between the vertical and the horizontal weakens the fabric of our […]

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Best Quotes from Gospel-Centered Counseling by Robert W. Kellemen

Recently I finished reading Gospel-Centered Counseling by Robert W. Kellemen. What a blessing this book is to the church. Here are some of my favorite quotes: Gospel-centered counseling promotes personal change centered on the Person of Christ through the personal ministry of the Word. (pg. 16) Before God created; he related. (pg. 29) … sanctification is […]

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Tweets of the Week 5.11.15

Here are the tweets that caught my attention last week: Burk Parsons @BurkParsons You can’t truly love Jesus and divorce yourself from his bride. Ryan Huguley @RyanHuguley Difficult obedience is always blessed by God. Mike Glenn @mikeglenn Reaching a new generation for Christ requires different methods, but the message of Christ never changes. Kris Dolberry @KrisDolberry Dying churches don’t […]

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Kids in Community

So, I’m reading Spiritual Parenting by Michelle Anthony. Yesterday I finished chapter 5. It was all about kids in community. My heart is so full of joy and hope that I had to share these quotes: Our kids desperately need the faith community because it is the one place were there are other people who worship the […]

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Defining Your Ministry Area of Influence (pt. 2) – Are you Overextended?

For we are not overextending ourselves, as though we did not reach you. For we were the first to come all the way to you with the gospel of Christ. (2 Corinthians 10:14 ESV emphasis added) As I entered vocational ministry part time in April of 2010 I was also trying to balance a full […]

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