Who’s the Boss?

Who’s the Boss?

In Romans 10, Paul penned the most important phrase in all of human history: “Jesus is Lord.” Our surrender (or resistance) to this truth means everything as leaders and disciples. But too often our familiarity with this statement results in us skipping over it and...
Leading during Dark Times

Leading during Dark Times

In 1 Samuel 22, David is in the cave of Adullam, fleeing from Saul. And at this moment, one of the worst times of his life, four hundred discontented men joined him. Today, we’ll look at the example of David in 1 Samuel 22 to make some applications for us as we lead...
What Is Blessing?

What Is Blessing?

One of the most misunderstood themes in the Bible is the concept of “blessing.” Too often Christians equate being “blessed” with attaining individual financial and career success and having the material possessions to show for it. Others swing the pendulum the other...
Far More

Far More

As you consider God’s call for you personally, for your church and/or campus ministry, or for your city, region, or nation—do you believe that God is able to do far more abundantly than you could ask or think?No matter what challenge you’re facing today, I want to...
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 Jesus.  ...