Monthly Archives for June 2011
Billy Graham once said that it takes twenty people to lead someone to Christ. The first person thinks she had nothing to do with it. The last person thinks it was all him. The work of cultivation was those first … Continue reading
If you like to learn and read, it can be easy for your reading to get out of control and scattered. What you read can take charge of you instead of you taking charge of what you read. One way … Continue reading
Video montage of last week’s Acts 29 Lead Pastor’s and Wive’s Retreat in Vail, CO: Acts 29- Are You Healthy Retreat from oasiscov on Vimeo.
Preachers, read this helpful and interesting preaching prep Q&A by Mark Driscoll. Driscoll’s approach, though unique and not likely to be imitated by many, is refreshing to read and parts of his approach should be adopted by those spending endless … Continue reading
A fascinating article in The Wall Street Journal Magazine by Reid Hoffman, CEO of LinkedIn. A few excerpts: Silicon Valley has two speeds: full speed ahead and not going anywhere. Now we’re in full-forward motion. There is a lot of … Continue reading
Three summers ago I read a chapter a day of Ed Welch’s, Running Scared: Fear, Worry, and the God of Rest. It changed my life. This is the best book you can get your hands on for breaking free from … Continue reading
One of the better decisions I’ve made is joining the Acts 29 Network. Taylor and I just returned from four days in Vail, Colorado at our first Acts 29 Lead Pastor’s and Wive’s Retreat. It was incredible to be with … Continue reading
1. Figure out what you’re passionate about. 2. Figure out what other people say you’re good at. 3. Figure out what’s wrong with the world. 4. Shake and stir. That’s your calling.
I laughed out loud watching this video. Happy Father’s Day! HT: Mark Buzzard
The joy of my life is my wife and my three sons. Yes, my greatest joy is God, but I find so much joy in these gifts God has given me: a wife, a life, and three wild sons that … Continue reading