The following devotional was presented in a church leadership and planning meeting last night at Horizon Church. As I was putting this material together, I found my soul warmed and motivated by the truth of God’s Word. I think it was well accepted by the men and women gathered about the table last night. Perhaps … More Working really hard, but not sweating it
Do we know the law of the disciple? As Christians, we are called to love God with all our heart, soul, mind, and strength. If choices must be made between natural families and him, Jesus is to always take precedence. It is his decree that we deny ourselves, pick up our cross, and follow him. … More What to do with our half-hearted affection?
Jesus is beginning his public ministry. He is evangelizing, preaching, teaching, healing, performing miracles, and building leaders. Knowing his fleshly ministry will be somewhat short, he focuses on training leaders through whom he will change the world. These are the special fellows with whom he will commune, train, gift, ordain, send forth, empower, and govern. … More The Status Quo Has Got To Go!