Today is another guest post from a friend, Dave McCarty. His take on the upside-down, counter-intuitive feel of the gospel is slowly making its way into my heart. Maybe it will find its way into yours, too. To meet me, you would think... I'm a strong, confident, competent, cool, caring, together man. You would be … Continue reading Appearances Can Be Deceptive
I am pleased to introduce you to a friend and guest blogger, Dave McCarty, who leads a ministry called GospelFriendships, which exists "to champion Gospel-awareness, self-awareness, and sovereignty-awareness, in hopes that the Spirit transforms us Christians to become such undone, contrite, humble, lovers of Jesus and others, that the seculars around us want what we … Continue reading The Gospel is BAD News
I received this message in an email today from a friend, Dave McCarty. He poses a question that we began asking at the Membership Dinner a couple of weeks ago. "Are we attempting the impossible today in missions, in churchplanting, in local-church ministry? Or are we just like any other human organization, planning and managing … Continue reading Are We Attempting the Impossible Yet?
I received this email today from a friend, Dave McCarty, who leads a ministry called Gospel Frienships. I found his counter-intuitive insights helpful. "When I'm discouraged by circumstances, I'm always confident of what's best for me and those I love. [It is when I lean on my] own understanding. My biggest need is not changed circumstances, … Continue reading Changed Circumstances vs. a Changed Heart
I received an email yesterday from friend, Dave McCarty. Using the Shepherd and sheep analogy that Scripture draws between Jesus and the believer, he said: "Tis so sweet to be a clueless sheep. Asking about everything, thanking about everything. Curious and expectant to see what the Shepherd will do next—which doors He’ll open and which He’ll … Continue reading ‘Tis So Sweet to be a Clueless Sheep