The events of this past week weigh heavy on my heart, not only for the destruction and violence that took place, but for the way that many framed their actions with references to the cross and to Jesus. As Kimberly Winston reported, The Christian flag, an ecumenical white flag with a blue field and aContinue reading “Finding Our Way Back”
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Why Character Matters (even when there’s not a global pandemic)
I’ve been thinking a lot about character lately, in part because I’ve been working on a book on compassionate discipleship for about three years now and this subject is always bouncing around in my brain. But this afternoon as I was preparing an online lecture on missions for our University of Valley Forge Students, IContinue reading “Why Character Matters (even when there’s not a global pandemic)”
Verbal-Assault Evangelism (and why it doesn’t work)
A few days ago, I had a physical therapy appointment and encountered a fellow who was rather “in-your face” about the Lord. And by “in your face,” I specifically mean, in my face. As I was checking in, he walked up to the counter, loudly greeting the gals working there, and then shouting “Praise theContinue reading “Verbal-Assault Evangelism (and why it doesn’t work)”
What is Pentecostal Preaching?
I think for many, the idea of Pentecostal preaching conjures images of some guy with big hair, flashy clothes and lots of shouting. But I would argue that Pentecostal preaching is in fact none of those things though certainly all of them have been present in Pentecostal circles as well as non-Pentecostal circles. I wouldContinue reading “What is Pentecostal Preaching?”