#240 – Making Disciples or Converts?

My primary ministry gift is as a teacher. I love talking with folks about Jesus and what it means to walk with Him in life, but I’m not an evangelist. We need both, but I’m more a disciple-maker than a convert-maker. As I recall, Jesus instructed us to “go and make disciples.” Remember that? *…

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#239 – “This is What the Lord Says”

My Covid quarantine is being a powerful time alone with God. His Presence in both my healing and Elaine’s protection, through your prayers; His care and provision through our family; and His instruction/ correction by His Spirit, has deepened my resolve to fearlessly proclaim His goodness, and the glory of the Church and of the…

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#238 – The “Of Jesus” Series

#1 in a series on Jesus, Son of God – and “Savior and Lord” to all who believe in Him as such and for whom He is coming soon to take us to be with Him forever. It is time to turn our eyes and our hearts toward Him as never before. “Long ago, at…

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#237 – Romans 8:28: REALITY in the Face of Realities, 2

That scripture (above) provides a place to stand in troubled times. When life around us is mud and mire, Jesus becomes our Rock*. A PATH INTO THE SWAMPInfanticide, including the “passing through the fire” of Israel’s neighbors, was forbidden to them**. Some of the methods used in America in our nearly 1-million abortions per year,…

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#235 – Update on Elaine

Folks are asking how Elaine is doing. Thank you for caring! People comment on how good she looks. She has good color and a cheerful countenance, but is extremely weak. It is even hard for her to write. If she felt as good as she looks she’d be doing well! She had been slowly regaining…

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#234 – It’s Time for an Uprising!

As is said, all that is needed for tyranny to succeed is for good men to remain silent. The failure of the Christian church to pursue holiness, influence society and win the lost will continue as long as those who know there is something better, remain glued to their pews by the pressures of conforming…

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#233 – The Aroma of Life or of Death

Decades ago I saw that a sure way for one to get wheels under their feet and a push toward the exit, is to repeat Jesus’ serious call to follow Him. Presenting a belief system and church rules is one thing, but proclaiming Jesus as Lord and Master, and the way of the cross as…

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#232 – The Choice is Ours, 4

Part 4 of 4, in Chap. 6 of FOR HIS GLORY CLICK HERE for a printable pdf, with links, for the entire Chapter 6 A Key Word“Repentance” means to change ones’ mind, resulting in decisively turning from one direction or course of action to another. It speaks of the decision to confess our sins and…

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