Mission From Daddy’s Knee!

I recieved this paragraph in a letter today from a life long friend…. our relationship changed about 2010-2011, and now we only write a few times a year. But I still appreciate what he’s willing to offer. This paragraph really stood out…I’ll leave it with no comment. There is a reason the calvinistic reformed perspective…

Become The Best Sit & Soaker?

This quote reminds me of the timeI SHUT DOWN A Home Church!Yes I did!Needed to be done too.They wanted the normal, “DO IT FOR ME, DO IT TO ME CHURCH MODEL” Andy Rayner “SIT & SOAK!”, isn’t what I’m about propagating. Why launch a new home church group to do that? There are plenty of…

Women Are Quite The Same In This Struggle!

Women need shepherding, and by leadership of the church, and when we fail to do so…. the church goes snakey 🐍 if we don’t. (1) Ever hear a fathers day sermon about men pulling up their boot straps…. Their failure in the home to be spiritual leaders, and in not supporting their wives as they…

Object Of Smiling Contempt!

The culture may applaude as we fall, as we compromise. However, it is not all as it seems. It’s an applause of delight in our fall. WE HAVE NOT REALLY GAINED THE SECULAR PEOPLE’S APPROVAL for where we are with Christ. No, they mostly just approve and applaude the downward direction in which we are…

Excuse of a Church?

GOB SMACKED – What can I say? ———————————————- “I can be married and travel a lot for work, and be gone for days, weeks, months, a year on end. We can come home from work very late every evening, work many weekends, and therefore unable to spend time in the evenings with our wife, husband,…

When I’m Not So Good! Peeking Seeking Yet Without Favor?

This just kind of sat with me a while. (Heidelberg Catechism) Secular humanism is satisfied with man’s goodness ability, ingenuity, wisdom, capacity to fix all systems, institutions etc. We can fix things because we know the good. The Lord’s Supper is an confessed, expressed dissatisfaction with myself. I cain’t even fix myself, how can I…

How To Sense The Prevenient Work Of Grace On Others We Serve?

PREVENIENT GRACE? Gods grace is not only with us believers. His grace also goes ahead, and is working in advance by his Holy Spirit on the world. The Holy Spirit goes AHEAD of our great commission work. Calvinists would probably call this the general work of Grace. The Spirits work in the world is to…

What John The Baptist Got Wrong? PART #3

A cheeky mini series. Part #1 You Are Getting What you deserve Part #2 You Are Not Being Persecuted Taking a few common approaches to ministry to the word again today. Here are a few typical attitudes we hear often, about how we speak about ministry, preaching, teaching the word. See what John didn’t understand…

“You Are Not Being Persecuted!” PART #2

This missionary really has that phrase stuck in my Craw…. This is A cheeky mini series of three Parts. This is Part Two…. more reflections on the previous post Part #1 Here “Just Getting What You Deserve” and Part #3 What John The Baptist Got Wrong? —————– A person told me that HR went through…