Sit and Savor the Word of God

I have spent the past week sitting in a classroom studying the book of Philippians.  Five days.  9-5 each day. Listening to lectures. Honestly, I didn’t want to take the class. Not because I hate school or because I hate Philippians or because I’m unaware of what a privilege it is to study, but because […]

7 Key Practices of a Sending Church

The list of those who have left home and hearth to represent Christ away from the land of their birth is long: William Carey, Adoniram Judson, Lottie Moon, and many others. The places that they served are etched in the evangelical memory as well: India, Burma, China, and all others. The tradition is a great […]

The Cost of Confessing Christ

Everything about Jesus inspired curiosity. Everyone had questions: “Where did he come from?” “How can he teach like that?” “How can he heal like that?” “How can he talk to the Pharisees like that.” The question that everyone wanted an answer for was, “Who is this guy?” Jesus puts the question to his disciples in […]