Creating a Culture of Discipleship

Creating a Culture of Discipleship

I couldn’t be happier to be teaching on a topic that I spent decades practicing as a local church pastor. All the way back to our original outreach in 1984, discipleship has been at the very heart of what we do at Victory—and I hope it’s at the heart of what you do in...
Some Gave All

Some Gave All

I was recently reading through Mark and paused at the story of the poor widow who gave two coins to the temple treasury. Almost every Christian is familiar with this story: the widow gives away a few pennies—all that she has—while others throw in much more from their...
Tasteless Salt and Invisible Light

Tasteless Salt and Invisible Light

Jesus told his original disciples, “You are the salt of the earth . . . You are the light of the world” (Matthew 5:13–16). In today’s message, we’re going to talk about how salt and light reflect exactly how we are supposed to be as disciples of...
Thanks Dad, See You in Heaven

Thanks Dad, See You in Heaven

Not every country celebrates Father’s Day in June, but as the United States and the Philippines prepare to honor it next Sunday, I have been thinking about my dad, his legacy, and how leaders can prepare others to celebrate and honor their parents. While we often...
America: A City on a Hill?

America: A City on a Hill?

As the cofounder and president of a global family of churches and campus ministries, I try to avoid commenting on local or national events. That is the role of local church pastors and regional team leaders. However, the violent and tragic events that transpired in...
My Top 10 Books of 2020

My Top 10 Books of 2020

Three times in the past week, different leaders from around the world have asked me to recommend books on various topics pertaining to leadership. I took that as a gentle reminder that it is time to post my annual top ten book list.  As you peruse my list, may the...