Who Are We Voting For?

Who Are We Voting For?

MANILA—Today, millions of Americans will vote in another “high stakes” and bitterly partisan election. As always, this election will be billed as “the most important mid-term election in our lifetime,” and it will seem as if the future of life as we know it hangs in...
How to Preach the Cross

How to Preach the Cross

MANILA—Last week, I wrote about the importance of preaching the cross. We must continually emphasize the cross because it is something that most people (religious or secular) don’t want to hear—and it’s something that most preachers (evangelical or otherwise) don’t...
God’s Will and Our Will

God’s Will and Our Will

DUBAI—This past weekend, Deborah and I stopped in Singapore on our way to Every Nation’s 2018 Build Conference in Dubai. On Sunday, I had the privilege of preaching at Every Nation Church Singapore. The church is going through a series in Genesis, and I was asked to...
God, Where Are You? A Four-Year-Old’s Theology on Prayer

God, Where Are You? A Four-Year-Old’s Theology on Prayer

NASHVILLE — A few days ago, I was walking through a parking garage with my granddaughter Josephine, and out of nowhere, she started shouting these words: “God, are you there? God, where are you?” Her questions echoed through the parking garage as we walked toward the...
Praying and Fasting . . . and Singing

Praying and Fasting . . . and Singing

NASHVILLE—This week, churches from all over the Every Nation world will begin 2018 with a week of prayer, fasting, and consecration. If you are fasting and praying with us this week, I would encourage you to download our 2018 Every Nation devotional guide on the book...
Racial Hypocrisy, Lunch, and the Gospel

Racial Hypocrisy, Lunch, and the Gospel

Depiction of Paul writing his letters. NASHVILLE—This blog is the final installment of an impromptu series on ethnic diversity and racial reconciliation in the Church. The first blog was inspired by a trip to the Apartheid Museum in Johannesburg, South Africa; the...