Every missionary going to the field must make sure to take four men with him, and leave three others behind.
Those of us in the West with the resources and time to attend seminary should be grateful and be willing to use this privilege, not to serve ourselves, but to serve others.
When we use God’s ordinary means, we get God’s power with them.
Leading a task that engages a holy God with such eternal implications should not be handled lightly.
You can either leave ministry because of them, or you can deal with them.
As we look at missions opportunities and pass each opportunity through a biblical sieve to make sure that what we are doing actually fulfills what the Lord would have us do.
It is a constant juggling match that most pastors feel they fail at most of the time.
Without Easter Sunday, Good Friday is just another Friday.
Our goal is a kingdom that never ends, and our purpose in parenting is to see this kingdom revealed through our families.
The assumption that keeping a list of rules can make everything right isn’t limited to arm-twisting seven-year-olds.
“Don’t preach them into heaven. Don’t preach them into hell. Just preach the gospel for the people who are there.”
Learning a language as an adult, even one that linguists list as an “easy” language, is one of the most difficult things you will ever do.