From my message Sunday morning: Continue reading “The new possibilities for the American conservative church”
- To realize we can live with DEEP FAITH in turbulent times.
- To understand we can walk WITH POWER in cultures that are not what we knew just a few years ago.
- We are called to live PROPHETICALLY, not pathetically.
- We are called to be PREPARED, not PANICKED.
To Franklin Graham and Jim Wallis,
Since you have been kind enough to pen “open letters” to pastors and churches without regard to actually addressing ME as a pastor, I will extend you both the same courtesy. Continue reading “Dear Mssrs. Graham and Wallis”
The Babylonian Empire is on its way out. Belshazzar rules, but he is not his father. Daniel is called in to interpret once again, but he knows what is going on already.
Belshazzar foolishly offers Daniel riches if he will interpret the writing on the wall. Continue reading “Grasping at the robes of Belshazzar”
Russell Moore is a Southern Baptist. I listen to this guy and think, “HOW?” He is so balanced on issues… but then people think of me as a label and probably think, “HOW?” as well.
THIS IS WORTH THE TIME TO LISTEN. His speech starts around 15:30. It’s worth the time to hear his analysis on the religious right.
I have done more work in digital Bibles over the past several years in my study because I can put notes directly into the text and do a LOT more than in any wide margin Bible. I didn’t realize just how far back that went until this morning. Continue reading “Early warning system”
A phrase I use a lot is “We need to move from the pathetic to the prophetic.” Continue reading “From Pathetic to Prophetic”