Monthly Archives: February 2012

Fifty Nifty Words for Wednesday

“My expectation is from Him.” Psalm 62:5 Every believer must consider daily who will be their source whether their supply will come from the work of their hands and the sweat of their brow or by diligence of heart waiting … Continue reading

Posted in Devotional Thoughts | Leave a comment

Fifty Nifty Words for Tuesday

“For me to live is Christ and to die is gain.” Philippians 1:21 Why cling we so desperately to temporal life that will, in the end, shine miserably dimly against the gleaming eternal light He floods upon His Own, revealing … Continue reading

Posted in Devotional Thoughts | Leave a comment

Fifty Nifty Words for Monday

“And the Lord said to Moses, Say to all the people of Israel, You are to be holy, for I, the Lord your God, am holy.” Leviticus 19:1-2 God and God alone sets the standard for my behavior today yet … Continue reading

Posted in Devotional Thoughts | Leave a comment

Out of the Kettle into the Fire

Street missionaries witness many disturbing and fascinating things! Disturbing in that homelessness, addiction, and human brokenness can go so deeply wrong. Fascinating in that God exercises amazing patience and goes to incredible lengths to love and restore His created, fallen … Continue reading

Posted in Entertaining Angels | 1 Comment

Jesus Prepares His Disciples for Kingdom Service

Ellison Research asks and answers the question, “How involved are U.S. protestant churches in evangelism and community outreach?” The report offered a few surprises. The good news, 97% of churches reported having done something in the past year that was … Continue reading

Posted in Ministry Items | 1 Comment

The Evangelistic Fire Chief

Ok, I am as thrilled as the next guy about fire safety… but who died and left the FIRE MARSHALL in charge of chapel services? It’s one thing for these guys to check exit-ways, stairwells, and sprinkler systems but who … Continue reading

Posted in Ministry Items | 1 Comment

Jesus Models the Church’s Response to Community Needs

The church is an important member of community. The church is vital for a number of reasons. Without question, the most important reason is the immeasurable, eternal value of the gospel message which changes the destiny of lives, families, and … Continue reading

Posted in Ministry Items | Leave a comment