Posts with the tag “humility”
Leading Like Paul - Part 2
March 17th, 2020
Each letter and word of I Thessalonians reveals profound insights into Paul's heart and head, including the introduction. In ancient times it was customary for an author to announce himself and the re...
What Makes a Spiritual Leader? - Part 1
February 25th, 2020
The Christian leader is a follower first. His fundamental allegiance belongs to the ultimate leader, God Himself. Christian leadership begins with the decision to imitate Christ's character and life. ...
I am not...
October 12th, 2019
Years ago, shortly after becoming a Christian, I came across a book by Louie Giglio called, I am not but I know I AM. Like most books I probably read about half of it and then jumped to something else...
Are You a Window?
September 27th, 2019
Put yourself in John the Baptist’s shoes for a minute. He was the first prophet called by God since Malachi, 400 years earlier. Seriously, let that sink in. God had been silent for that long! John the...
June 11th, 2019
God calls us to rebuke one another. I am primarily addressing the idea of one believer addressing another about sin. Yet these principles apply more broadly. Addressing conflict with non-Christians ma...
The Chastened Critic
May 7th, 2019
Many interpret Matthew 7 to avoid confrontation at all costs. “Only God can judge.” This is a grave misreading.Study the Bible’s teaching on judgement. It is clear. There is a good judgement and bad j...
February 1st, 2019
What is God’s law? What part does it play in salvation? What part should it play in a Christian’s daily life? Many people inside and outside the church are confused and sometimes plagued by these ques...
Confidence In Christ
July 2nd, 2018
Study the life of David in the historical books and see a man filled with godly confidence. He was a sinner like us, but in many ways he’s a great model. What was his secret?Read the Psalms he wrote d...
Don't Know What to Do? Do What You Know.
June 1st, 2018
Are you overwhelmed with life or at a dead end? Loving your family and doing housework and leading yourself spiritually seems impossible. Pressures bearing down? Demands never let up? Are you needled ...
How God Saved My Marriage
August 21st, 2017
My wife and I fought a lot early in our marriage. My wife became increasingly emotional and hypersensitive. I became increasingly cold and insensitive. We had a shouting match almost every day about s...
April 7th, 2017
James gives us three steps to get wisdom. I'm usually suspect of people promising “three steps” to anything of value, unless that person is a Biblical author. James 1:5-6 is one of the most practicall...