This is a trustworthy saying, and everyone should accept it: “Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners”—and I am the worst of them all. But God had mercy on me so that Christ Jesus could use me as a prime example of his great patience with even the worst sinners. Then others will … Continue reading Sunday Supernaturally: Why me, Lord?
"Come back, you rebellious people," declares the LORD. "I'm your husband. I will take you, one from every city and two from every family, and bring you to Zion. I will give you shepherds after my own heart. They will be shepherds who feed you with knowledge and insight." Jeremiah 3:14-15 GW A few weeks … Continue reading Sunday Supernaturally: Shepherds Feed Sheep
Building People of Substance for Works of Power Judy and I went out for tacos the other day. We went to a favorite spot and enjoyed carne asada, carnitas, and a fabulous cheese crisp. The place was quite busy and the atmosphere jovial. At one point, I visited the men’s room. It only has room … Continue reading Out of the Abundance of the Heart: Priorities for Preachers
Someone's thoughts may be as deep as the ocean, but if you are smart, you will discover them. (Proverbs 20:5 CEV) Proverbs 20:5 CEV) Yesterday I had the privilege of attending a breakfast for pastors and ministry leaders. The topic of the day was “Write the Vision.” As part of the exercise, 5 people shared … Continue reading Sunday Supernaturally: Dig Deep
Making Adjustments The righteous shall flourish like a palm tree, He shall grow like a cedar in Lebanon. Psalms 92:12 NKJV Yesterday, I had the privilege of attending a luncheon for ministers. Some I knew, others were new acquaintances. I was struck by the growth and change in those I knew. It was encouraging to … Continue reading Sunday Supernaturally: Growth Cometh
Is this not the carpenter, the Son of Mary, and brother of James, Joses, Judas, and Simon? And are not His sisters here with us?" So they were offended at Him. But Jesus said to them, "A prophet is not without honor except in his own country, among his own relatives, and in his own … Continue reading Sunday Supernaturally: Savor It
For "WHOEVER CALLS ON THE NAME OF THE LORD SHALL BE SAVED." How then shall they call on Him in whom they have not believed? And how shall they believe in Him of whom they have not heard? And how shall they hear without a preacher? And how shall they preach unless they are sent? … Continue reading Sunday Supernaturally: Go and Send