Monthly Archives: April 2017

Be reminded of the greatness and trustworthiness of God!


Building and maintaining Trust is the key to biblical leadership. Indeed trust can be a greater motivator for those we might lead than fear, power or money. 

Looking to our Father each morning through His word and through prayer in a balanced fellowship with Him reminds us of trust. For He is trustworthy.

Indeed it is in His word that we may be reminded of His greatness. In Scripture we see His trustworthiness. As Amos proclaimed:

“For behold, he who forms the mountains and creates the wind, and declares to man what is his thought, who makes the morning darkness, and treads on the heights of the earth— the Lord, the God of hosts, is his name!”

‭‭Amos‬ ‭4:13‬ ‭ESV‬‬

http://bible.com/59/amo.4.13.esv

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In less than the time it takes the average person on Fb…


The New York Times once reported that the average user spent fifty minutes a day on Facebook. 
50 minutes.

I hear lots of reasoning for why people don’t have time to read their Bible. Time is usually somewhere in the equation. 

So this morning I timed my Bible reading plan

“Oh!” You say. “You read faster than I. That’s not a valid comparison.” 

Nope, I read at the pace of the audio that I listen to as I read along. (The YouVersion has audio built in on numerous versions.)

This post is intended to get my fellow disciples to think about the time they might give God in dwelling in His Scripture

Read on fellow disciple!!! Read on! 

You can do so with ease here. It’s the gold standard M’Cheyne reading plan. 

Maybe just a great Psalm. Today is the 95th day of 2017, check out the amazing Psalm 95!

Make the time y’all! 

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Checking in from travelin’

I’ll bet all three of you are wondering what’s up with the travelin?

I’m now on the final leg of this journey in Vinnytsia, Ukraine doing a variety of ministry activities including some preaching but mostly teaching, what I’m calling “Biblical Leadership.” It’s a 10 session version of the 20 session version that I taught here last year at the Ukrainian Theological Seminary. It’s a time intensive task but I love teaching these mostly college age kids about life in ministry. 

Of course I’ve been hammering away at the essential nature of the disciplines.

Connecting deeply with the Father must be the source of our leadership.

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