…he who is in you is greater than he who is in the world.
From Pastor Jason Meyer (Devotion from the October 18 Quarterly Strategy Meeting)
The following outline and discussion questions have been prepared to accompany the Advent sermon on December 6/7, “Encounter His Coming: Covering Our Shame” (Luke 7:36–50). The questions can be used for discussion in small groups or for personal reflection.
The following outline and discussion questions have been prepared to accompany my sermon on August 30/31, “The Painful Joy of Repentance” (2 Corinthians 7:8–13a). The questions can be used for discussion in small groups or for personal reflection.
Real Repentance Is Tied to Real Rejoicing
Highlights from the December 15 Annual Meeting include …
Annually, the third Saturday in July is unofficially dubbed “Toss Away the ‘Could Haves’ and ‘Should Haves’ Day.”
On this day people write down their failed obligations, their “could haves” and “should haves,” on a piece of paper and then throw that list into the trash. Then they make this resolution: “From this day forward, I choose not to live in the past—the past is history that I can’t change. I can do something about the present—I choose to live in the present.”
Only one Voice matters.
A dad has a signature over a son’s soul.
Greatness has to do with closing the gap between what I say and who I am.
You have many targets, but only a few bullets. You must prioritize and not waste ammunition.
Don’t deify your dysfunction. Repent.
In reading John Owen’s The Mortification of Sin, I arrive at chapter eight, “God Requires Universal Obedience,” where Owen says ...
Wisdom and character spring from the heart. See yesterday's post for an introduction to this series on 11 hearts.
From June 2 through August 4 of this year, 193 students from Campus Outreach Minneapolis lived together in two small hotels in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
Pastor Kempton preaches on the reality of death and eternity, challenging the listeners to think about what they are really living for.