Monthly Archives: June 2010

Charles Spurgeon & Depression

My wife shared a great resource with me today. It’s a sermon by John Piper at Desiring God’s 1995 Pastors Conference entitled, Charles Spurgeon: Preaching Through Adversity. I think it’s a good word at this time, especially as I talk … Continue reading

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Sometimes I Believe Things That Are Not True

Sometimes I believe things that are not true. Interesting confession, right? It’s a weird thing to admit. But it’s so true. I have not yet “arrived.” I’m not saying that I’m in the emergent or post-modernist camp who wonder if … Continue reading

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You Reproduce Who You Are

Some great lessons from Johnny Hunt, past Southern Baptist Convention president: “Always take someone with you in ministry. Lead by example. And most important: You teach what you know; you reproduce who you are.” “You can preach all you want … Continue reading

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No More Need to Fear Death

I remember a time when I was younger, probably early middle school age, having a distinctly deep fear of death and uncertainty about what happens after life on this Earth. It was a particular period of time, and the thought … Continue reading

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Gospel in Isaiah 55:6-7

While reading Isaiah this morning, I enjoyed seeing a very clearly Gospel passage. I love seeing how the Gospel is spoken of by God throughout the Old Testament and all of Scripture, and being reminded that every passage points to … Continue reading

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Praying Full of Faith

Nine days ago (Sunday June 13, 2010), my wife and I sensed the Holy Spirit impressing upon our hearts to pray big. This sense was to pray specifically for God to provide for our student loan debt by the end … Continue reading

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Expansion of the World Christian Movement: 5 Lessons from Perspectives Class Tonight

I want to briefly outline 5 main lessons I learned at my Perspectives class tonight. It’s week 6 of the class and this week’s topic is “Expansion of the World Christian Movement.” Our speaker tonight was Yvonne Honeycutt of WayMakers. … Continue reading

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