Distance Discipleship: It’s Not New

Distance Discipleship: It’s Not New

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE—During the COVID-19 crisis, there has been a lot of discussion about how to conduct Sunday worship (singing, sermons, tithes, and even sacraments) virtually in a time of mandatory social distancing. There has been much less discussion on how to...
Faith Takes Risks

Faith Takes Risks

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE—Two weeks ago, churches and campus ministries all over the Every Nation world joined together for a powerful week of Prayer, Fasting & Consecration. During the fast, at one of Every Nation Nashville’s office prayer meetings, my son William...
Praying for the Impossible

Praying for the Impossible

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE—Today, churches and campus ministries all over the Every Nation world are beginning 2019 with a week of prayer, fasting, and consecration. The theme for this year’s fast is “Great Faith.”  As I’ve been thinking and recording my prayer list for...
Who Are We Voting For?

Who Are We Voting For?

MANILA, PHILIPPINES—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...
How to Preach the Cross

How to Preach the Cross

MANILA, PHILIPPINES—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...
God’s Will and Our Will

God’s Will and Our Will

DUBAI, UAE—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...