Give the Youngest Generation of Disciples a Grid for Persecution

I think a lot about helping people know and follow Jesus. I would say with clarity that helping people know and follow Jesus is more than my general mission as a Christ-follower but a specific calling for which God has gifted me and generously offers me wisdom that comes from Him. I have learned to … Continue reading Give the Youngest Generation of Disciples a Grid for Persecution

Daily Martyrdom is the Call of Jesus

I have been quiet for a few weeks. Contemplative. No email, no social media, (though as soon as I hit the "publish" button it will appear that I'm there, but I'm not), no leading, and no preaching. I have been listening to God in unique ways. I trekked Asia Minor and studied the expansion of … Continue reading Daily Martyrdom is the Call of Jesus

A Short Reflection from Ezekiel on the National Day of Prayer – 2015

About a month ago I began studying the book of a Ezekiel for a series I am preaching at our church called "Signs of the Times." Many people have spiritual questions about what is going on in the world today and how such events, movements, and news headlines might spiritually signal the end of things … Continue reading A Short Reflection from Ezekiel on the National Day of Prayer – 2015