PreFlight My new attempt to generate new contacts in the community around our congregation may not be orthodox, but I know it has been provided by the LORD, regardless of the risk of criticism from inside and outside the church. But I know it will be fund and interesting. I was driving the other day, …
PreFlight Fasting and praying provide an opportunity to reset our scale of values, allowing us to find delight in the simple things, at the same time that enhance our expectations for the day we will be in the presence of the Triune God of the Universe.
FlightPath If the end purpose of discipleship is a heart growing in humility, then one of the first expressions of such humility is prayer.
FlightPath The new year is almost here. This is a good time to start planning what our prayer strategy will be like, coming 2019.
FlightPath We should not deny white privilege exist, but we should not succumb to it. We need also to confront the reality that we ALL contribute to it, because we ALL are sinners.
What to do when things are not working? How do you face the reality of all the effort you are putting in, and the almost null output? Quick answer: remember His Beauty.
FlightPath We may like to plan. We may like to organize our life in order to aim at the right goals and results. However, our plans rarely survive the first encounter with cultural diversity, and the ensuing chaos can drive us crazy. Let’s talk about a few realities of this environment, and how they can …
FlightPath By our enemies’ standards (our sin, the world, Satan) I am not a very successful person. But because He has taken care of my past and has secured my future with Him in glory, I am – here an now – really free to see, enjoy, and share that very Beauty that has restored …
FlightPath Making disciples is neither easy nor painless. Yes, it has its ups – and they are glorious and invigorating and exciting – but there are also deep, dark, hope-sucking valleys. These are a real components of our attempts to faithfully imitate Him. The good news? His presence, His grace are also real.
FlightPath What our desire for quality and a flawless offer to the world says about what we really treasure, and how it can expose our idolatry.