90-Day Engagement with the New Testament

Yesterday I published a simple way to read through the New Testament in 90-Days, called 90-Day Engagement with the New Testament (link to Amazon.com). I said simple, not easy because it takes our engagement to complete. The format draws me into more consistent reading. The short journal format makes it simple to use this effectively in a … Read more

Ephesians: The Splendor of God’s People Together

Ephesians: “Wealth,” “Walk,” “Warfare” is the briefest summary of this magnificent letter, worthy of spending a lifetime studying. This magnificent circular letter describes the outworking of God’s eternal plan to build faith-communities as outposts of His presence. We are a people of God’s presence, persons-in-community. As such, our lives are modeled after the Plurality-in-Unity commonly called Trinity, … Read more

Multiply Ministry like Jesus, 10 Questions

Is it practical to multiply ministry today like Jesus did in the 1st century? Let me ask you: “Is Jesus only your moral example, or is He also the example of how you do ministry?” So let’s prime the pump with a short, 10-question pop-quiz on Jesus’ ministry. Go through this quickly, fast-paced. Start now. … Read more

Tier 3, Multiply Disciples: Jesus’ Ministry Strategy

Jesus partners with each of us in His three-tier strategy to make & multiply disciples. As His people, we are caught up with Him in His epic adventure to restore His lost world of people to intimacy with the Father. Let the Kingdom of God loose. His people have the awesome privilege to partner with … Read more

Self-Renewal – Personal & Ongoing

Self-renewal, personal and ongoing. I woke up this morning very conscious that my body is becoming stiffer, more rigid and less flexible. Each morning it seems to take longer to loosen up physically and bend. Studies also show organizations normally become more rigid after twenty-five years. I’m mulling over the following two questions, stimulated by … Read more