Jesus of Nazareth always comes asking disciples to follow Him – not merely accept Him, not merely believe in Him, not merely to worship Him, but to follow Him, one either follows or one does not.
– Lee Camp from Mere Discipleship
Vision for ministry is a reflection of what God wants to accomplish through you to build His kingdom.
– George Barna
Jesus asked questions to reveal deeper truths, apply knowledge, and overcome false perceptions.
You see, at just the right time, when we were still powerless, Christ died for the ungodly. Very rarely will anyone die for a righteous person, though for a good person someone might possibly dare to die. But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us.
– Romans 5:6-8
Missing the Peace of Christmas
– Luke 2:13-14
God came as a baby, giving and entrusting Himself to me. He expects my personal life to be a Bethlehem. Am I allowing my natural life to be slowly transformed by the indwelling life of the Son of God? God’s ultimate purpose is that His Son might be exhibited in me.
– Oswald Sanders?
WHY DO WE BECOME DISTRACTED?
Ways to Say Thank You Danke Merci Arigato Mahalo Gracias Things We Make Thanksgiving About Food Festivities Family Football The Purpose of Praise Inward Experience Outward Expression Upward Engagement The Process of Praise Engage Experience Express Be joyful always; pray continually; give thanks in all circumstances, for this is God’s will for you in Christ…
Courage is being scared to death – but saddling up anyway
– John Wayne
The deepest level of worship is praising God in spite of pain, trusting Him during a trial, surrendering while suffering and loving Him when He seems distant.
– Rick Warren