I love the way this was put: Jesus clothed Himself with us. He put on flesh and died, then put on our flesh and lives! Mark Weever I love the way Mark put this. It’s true. Jesus was God in the flesh. He came and lived a life that every one of us lives, except…
I’m reading William Barclay’s commentary on the letters to the Corinthians and his commentary on chapter 3 is amazing for 2019. “This identification with some party is the acceptance of slavery by those who should be kings. In fact they are masters of all things, because they belong to Christ and Christ belongs to God….
People outside of the church are often surprised at how long it takes to write a sermon. My pastor friends are surprised at how short of a time I spend writing a sermon. I heard a quote from Jerry Seinfeld this week that nailed it for me. It takes all of the time.
 He went out again beside the sea, and all the crowd was coming to him, and he was teaching them.  And as he passed by, he saw Levi the son of Alphaeus sitting at the tax booth, and he said to him, “Follow me.” And he rose and followed him.  And as…
Like a long clean drug addict, knowing full well they were not the best days, a nerves of steel encounter with a city bus leaves me nostalgic for the adrenaline-mandatory days of going to work in Dushanbe.
When a talk goes from information that you will deliver into lyrical prose you are bursting to convey, you are in a good place.
This was a really good talk. A lot of what he talked about applies in my neighborhood in Evansville too.
There were a couple times in Adam Grant’s talk that I was confused or thought he was contradicting himself. I think that wasn’t the case, I was just having trouble following along. There are a few good bits in here though. I should mention that Trey McClain took great notes on all of these, and…
Just like generosity yields more generosity in the recipient, we can give our lives easily because God has put so much life in us.
Ok gang, it’s another year of the WCAGLS! I’ll be taking notes and posting them over the next few days. I tried to draw it out over weeks one year and I never got it done. Another year I typed all my notes and posted them as soon as each speaker was off the stage….