What are you worth? You are not merely saved from sin, but you are saved because God values you as one whom He has made to carry His Divine nature. (2 Peter 1:4). Your value is not in who you will be in the future, it is in how much value God has placed on you. … More What Are You Worth?
I was a young preacher looking for the silver-bullet solution to grow a small youth group. I started with no formal training, but I had a lifetime of a preacher’s-kid experience to draw upon. I knew how mundane church life could be. Because of this, I began seeking answers; I needed to reach more teenagers. … More What Really Works?
Hours before sunlight crept upward into the morning sky, our team busily gathered for breakfast in the hotel café. It was the last day of our mission trip and our crew of ministers, musicians, intercessors, and mission-trip-junkies gathered for a final meal. Among the chatter, I heard shouts of joy and applause as we recounted … More Freedom Crusade
Looking back on 2015, one persistent feeling that plagued me all year. Frustration… … More Forged in Frustration
We all hope for someone to stand up and end injustice. When Christians are being bullied and slaughtered by terrorists, we hope for a redemptive response. Scrolling through headlines these past few months, I’ve felt frustrated and powerless while viewing the brutality of Islamic terrorism. Hope has seemed distant and there’s this temptation to fearfully hide … More Hope in the Middle of Terror
En route to the airport on Friday, October 23rd, Facebook friends alerted me to a hurricane landing on the Western coast of Mexico. I scrolled through reports stating that hurricane Patricia was the “strongest hurricane ever recorded.” … More In the Storm
I’m not criticizing mass evangelism, but it seem that mass salvation responses have resulted in a minimal regional impact. Is it possible that many may have sincerely respond to alter calls because they were moved by the persuasion of a good preacher? … More Make Disciples