As we reflect and renew commitments to God in this conclusion of Holy Week, allow me to offer a couple of thoughts, based on this foundation idea. It is possible for us to create powerful and unhealthy bonds with people over open or untreated… Continue Reading “Wounded Connections (Holy Week reflection)”
Dear Prayer Leader, Just a reminder — we are part of the Body of Christ. We serve with the Body. We exist with the Body, not as a Patmos community exiled to pray. So, when we have the honor to lead corporate prayer in… Continue Reading “Dear Prayer Leader, move the service forward.”
[Similar to the “letters” to Gifted Girls and 20somethings,I’m inspired to share with prayer leaders in the local Christian church.] Dear Prayer Leader, Please don’t pick a fight with devils and agitate the demonic. We gain more ground praying God’s Word. We are citizens of the… Continue Reading “Dear Prayer Leader, please use wisdom.”
What God puts in us has strength. It has drawing strength, and it never lets us go until we accomplish it. It does not matter how we whine, analyze or try to ignore it. When it’s His burden, it will not release us… except… Continue Reading “Drawn, Until It’s Finished (devotional)”
Royal Ones, Here are the handouts from the 2015 cycle of discipleship classes. Doctrine of Suffering#1 Intro Handout Doctrine of Suffering#2 Intro Handout We spent six months of last year in study on some foundational concepts for disciples of Jesus Christ. It came to me… Continue Reading “Cycle One Review: Discipleship Classes (w/handouts)”
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