This past week, a good friend recommended QBQ! The Question Behind the Question by John G. Miller as a great resource for teams that want to grow. I downloaded this to the Kindle app on my iPad and read the whole thing in about two hours. If you asked
DISCIPLES LIVE WITH NOT ONLY renouncing their own rights, but even renouncing their own righteousness. They get no credit themselves for what they do and sacrifice. “Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will he filled. ” Matthew 5:6 If a church renounced its own righteousness,
A few weeks ago, I picked up Creative Matters for free by downloading it here. I was immediately impressed by the folks in the Creative Collective that desired to engage this conversation with the church by sharing the content for free. Jarrett Stevens, lead pastor of Soul City Church, facilitated
No RIGHTS THEY MIGHT CLAIM protect this community of strangers in the world. Nor do they claim any such rights, for they are the meek, who renounce all rights of their own for the sake of Jesus Christ. When they are berated, they are quiet. When violence is done to
One of my favorite things about summer is the chance to unplug and read a ton. I have started a pile on my desk of my personal summer reading books. What do you think I need to add to the stack?
Those who mourn are those who are prepared to renounce and live without everything the world calls happiness and peace. They are those who cannot be brought into accord with the world, who cannot conform to the world. The community of disciples does not shake off suffering, as if they
THE DISCIPLES ARE NEEDY IN every way. They are simply “poor” (Luke 6:20). They have neither spiritual power of their own, nor experience or knowledge they can refer to and which could comfort them. For his sake they have lost all that. “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs
How much does architecture drive the learning process? What is your ideal classroom environment? Do you like nice neat rows, learning circles, centers…?
Last night I had the privilege of meeting up with some good friends from back home who are also in Vancouver this week. Denise, Shari, and I met several years back when we were all three serving as youth ministers. Now, none of us are youth ministers, but still have
Worry collects treasures, and treasures produce more worries. The chains which bind us to earthly goods, the clutches which hold the goods tight, are themselves worries. Only those who put tomorrow completely into God’s hand and receive fully today what they need for their lives are really secure. Receiving daily