Two Distractions We Must Overcome If We Are To Live On Mission

One of my favorite scriptures is Lamentations 3:22-23: The Lord’s lovingkindnesses indeed never cease, for His compassions never fail. They are new every morning; great is Your faithfulness. I don’t know about you, but I set a lot of goals for myself, but I don’t seem to accomplish a lot of them. I see changes …

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Adorned: Living Out The Beauty Of The Gospel Together (Book Review)

Our neighborhood ladies’ Bible study is doing something a little different this time. Instead of a traditional “Bible study” we are reading and discussing the book, Adorned: Living Out The Beauty Of The Gospel Together, by Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth.  This is unusual for me, for although I love reading books, I believe spiritual growth is …

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Opportunities With Outsiders

Conduct yourselves with wisdom toward outsiders, making the most of the opportunity.  Colossians 4:5 Have you ever been an “outsider?”  The dictionary defines it as a person who does not belong.  We’ve all experienced this at some stage of life – maybe in middle school (where it seems no one really fits in), or perhaps in …

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12 Faithful Men: Portraits of Courageous Endurance in Pastoral Ministry (Book Review)

This book contains twelve short chapters, each highlighting a different man, and written specifically to encourage pastors; however, any believer who is actively living out their faith would benefit by reading about these incredible men of God.  Most of them were familiar names; men like Jonathan Edwards, John Bunyan, John Calvin, and Charles Spurgeon, but …

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