This week I am blessed to preach twice. Once at OurChurch, our Wednesday morning church service at OurCalling, and again on Friday night at Union Gospel Mission Dallas. In preparing for these two messages, I’ve spent quite a bit of time immersed in the Gospel of Mark and God’s Word in general. The Lord is … Continue reading My Thursday Thoughts | Finding Our Satisfaction in Jesus
Recently, I came to grips with shame. It wasn’t really a feeling I knew I had until doing a study on the book of Jonah in preparation for a sermon. In Jonah 4, God addresses Jonah’s shame. Imagine being God’s prophet and your prophecy doesn’t come true. To make matters worse, Jonah’s missionary journey ends … Continue reading My Monday Morning Cup | Coping with Shame
Life is hard. People are messy. I’m not perfect. I believe these three truths go a long way toward informing our working definition of discipleship. Have you been discipled? Are you currently discipling someone? How is that going? The goal of discipleship is to help people grow to become more like Jesus. Helping Christians live … Continue reading Wednesday Wisdom | What is Discipleship?