Tag Archives: spiritual

January 15

Spiritual Growth Bermuda Triangle

Are you growing spiritually? Are you further down the path of following Jesus today than you were a few years ago? If not, why not? Maybe you need to reach for a new approach. Try this.

Spiritually Sexy? 5 Q’s

I thought I’d repost this article from ArtieDavis.com. Artie is a great leader and visionary in landing churches in the rural cultures of America. Read on… Sexy – generally attractive or interesting : appealing Miriam Webster (M-W.com) The Church has lost sight of a core command…be a “refection of Jesus.” That means when people see […]

Praying for Christ’s Leadership in the Church

WE have talked quite a bit about prayer lately. We have talked quite a bit about leadership lately as well. So lets talk about praying for Christ’s leadership in the church. 1 Peter 5:1-4 And now, a word to you who are elders in the churches. I, too, am an elder and a witness to […]

Praying in Preparation

I tend to be someone who likes to jump into a situation and figure out the details after I am ‘in’ them. And that can sometimes look brave, courageous and faith filled… But that’s not always what it really is. Sometimes it is nothing more than a lack of good preparation. In those moments I […]

Hey Church Leaders & Busy Volunteers

I know Easter can be such a busy time. And it is also easy to miss out on the personal worship experience in the process of ministering to people on such a big day. Happens to me all the time… A few years ago, we started doing additional gatherings on Easter weekend and quickly noticed […]

Spiritual Disciplines

Last night, while teaching “Foundational Issues of Life” for Mid Continent University, we embarked into a huge discussion about the use of certain spiritual disciplines in life. We talked about Fasting, Meditation, Prayer, Solitude, Guidance, Study, Worship, Celebration and several other disciplines. Students shared why certain disciplines seemed distant from their life. It seemed that […]

What keeps you going?

There are many speed bumps and dead-end streets in the life of a Christ follower. What keeps you motivated in your relationship with Jesus? What keeps you focused on living in His Will? What grabs your attention when you find yourself far from God? How do you stay in motion in your spiritual life? These […]