I stand duly convicted by these words of Jim Cymbala in his book, Fresh Power (p. 46). But my heart echos his. I do not need more of my (in)ability in my sermons, I need more of the Spirit. O Lord, let me pray and preach like the helpless man that I am. "Isn't it … Continue reading The Kind of Preaching We Need Today
My sin, oh, the bliss of this glorious thought! My sin, not in part, but the whole, Is nailed to the cross, and I bear it no more; Praise the Lord, praise the Lord, O my soul! Horatio Spafford, "It is Well with my Soul" (stanza 3), 1873.
A dear friend from Creekstone sent me a quote from A.W. Tozer this morning. For all of you church planters, and folks at Creekstone, these are wise, challenging, and I think, encouraging words: The emphasis today in Christian circles appears to be on quantity, with a corresponding lack of emphasis on quality. Numbers, size and amount … Continue reading Beware of the Goddess “Numbers”
This is a message for the folks who are committed to seeing Creekstone Church launched, and fulfill it's mission "to glorify God by helping people come alive to the wonder of the gospel."-------------------------------I was convicted today while driving. I love driving long distances alone. Time to think... and it hit me: "I need to pray." We … Continue reading I Was Convicted Today…