Pondering

Pondering

A song from the Jesus Movement of the early 1970’s has been running through my mind. The lyrics go like this, “The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases. His mercies never come to an end. They are new every morning, new every morning. Great is Thy Faithfulness O...
Stop Agreeing with Jesus

Stop Agreeing with Jesus

“Why do you call Me, ‘Lord, Lord’ and not do what I say?” (Luke 6:46). While attending Bayside Church’s Thrive Conference this past week, I had the privilege of hearing some incredible Christian preachers and teachers. One was Bob Goff, lawyer, speaker, and author of...
A Tribute to A.W. Tozer

A Tribute to A.W. Tozer

For the past 31 years I have been a part of The Christian and Missionary Alliance, and as a result have had quite a bit of exposure to the life and writings and sermons of A.W. Tozer. Recently, the President of the Alliance, John Stumbo, gave a tribute to Tozer, on...
A Sinner’s Prayer

A Sinner’s Prayer

“And Jesus also told this parable to certain ones who trusted in themselves that they were righteous, and viewed others with contempt: “Two men went up into the temple to pray, one a Pharisee, and the other a tax-gatherer. The Pharisee stood and was praying thus to...
Why We Gather

Why We Gather

“Let us hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering, for He who promised is faithful; and let us consider how to stimulate one another to love and good deeds, not forsaking our own assembling together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another;...
Reminiscing

Reminiscing

In March of 1985, I was traveling by train from Moab, Utah to Albany, Oregon, for a speaking engagement. Traveling by train gave me two days to study and collect my thoughts, it also gave me a chance to catch up on some reading. One of the stops enroute to Oregon was...