A friend and I were engaged in a discussion this morning regarding the characteristics and qualities of church leaders. We came to the joint-conclusion that humility is one of the most important characteristics of any Gospel-centered minister, elder, or deacon. This might even be the first trait one should look for in searching out their … More Chest Beaters Wanted
Sometimes it takes the pressure off to remember exactly who I am. If I were invited to play in an NBA game tonight, I would feel no pressure at all. As a 48 year old, almost 6 foot tall, white guy who can’t jump, who has had five knee surgeries, and since then has eaten … More A Slice of Humble Pie
He was a troubled fellow who had exhausted all other earthly possibilities. He could not help himself. There was none who could fix what ailed him. He was in an impossible situation. However, he had heard of Jesus compassion and power. He knew what Jesus could do for troubled and tormented souls if he desired. … More Playing It Safe in Prayer?