Monthly Archives for December 2006
If you’re still thinking through what kind of a Bible reading plan you might want to adopt for 2007, here are some options to consider: –my favorite I used this for 2006 (download plan at bottom of page) –the extremely … Continue reading
Man, I hope I get an opportunity to watch UFC 66 tonight. I’ve found that three of the best ingredients for preparing to preach in the morning are: 1) prayer 2) a good night’s sleep and 3) Ultimate Fighting.
I recently finished writing a study guide on the book of Philippians. I’ve titled it, “A People & A Place Transformed by the Gospel.” It will be available next week.
What a person “googles” can tell you a lot about them. Here’s Google’s top googles of 2006 (divided in various categories). Most interesting/sad to me is that “promiscuous” came in as #1 in the “define” category. Google’s top searches in … Continue reading
About 6 months ago I first listened to Mark Driscoll’s talk on “Reverse Engineering Your Life.” Last night, as my wife and I drove home from our Christmas stay with my family in Sacramento, we listened to this talk together. … Continue reading
“The essence of sin is man substituting himself for God, while the essence of salvation is God substituting himself for man. Man…puts himself where only God deserves to be, God puts himself where only man deserves to be.” -John Stott
I’m continuing to love this book. Here’s some more quotes I’m pondering: “Justification by faith is at the heart of prayer…” “Justification by faith means that God looks on us and regards us with the same acceptance with which he … Continue reading
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When I was a youth pastor I spent a lot of my time seeking to love and shepherd students who were growing up in broken families, ie., divorced homes. For the last 40+ years divorce has been a significant reality … Continue reading
This last Sunday at our 20s Leadership Team meeting I lead our team in some training on the gospel, discussing questions such as: What is the gospel? How is the whole Bible a book about the gospel? What does it … Continue reading