Grow Your Delight In God’s Word (Part 4) – Read With Others Who Delight

“And they devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and the fellowship, to the breaking of bread and the prayers.”Acts 2:42 Read the others posts in this series - Post #1 Series Intro; Post #2 Pray for Delight; Post #3 Plan for Delight; Post #4 Read With Others Who Delight. Post #5 "Know God's Delight."   Much of this series … Continue reading Grow Your Delight In God’s Word (Part 4) – Read With Others Who Delight

Grow Your Delight In God’s Word (Part 3) – Plan For Delight

“The soul of the sluggard craves and gets nothing, while the soul of the diligent is richly supplied.”Proverbs 13:4 Read the others posts in this series - Post #1 Series Intro; Post #2 Pray for Delight; Post #3 Plan for Delight; Post #4 Read With Others Who Delight. Post #5 "Know God's Delight."  Go To Sleep With A … Continue reading Grow Your Delight In God’s Word (Part 3) – Plan For Delight

Grow Your Delight In God’s Word (Part 2) – Pray For Delight

“Open my eyes, that I may behold wondrous things out of your law.”Psalm 119:18 Read the others posts in this series - Post #1 Series Intro; Post #2 Pray for Delight; Post #3 Plan for Delight; Post #4 Read With Others Who Delight. Post #5 "Know God's Delight."  We Need Supernatural Help Wanting to read the Bible, let … Continue reading Grow Your Delight In God’s Word (Part 2) – Pray For Delight

The Supply and Demand of Making Disciples

The harvest is plentiful, but the laborers are few.Matthew 9:37 There are many more people wanting to be discipled than there are Christians willing to disciple them.  That’s the difficult truth I’ve learned working with ATLAS of West Central Minnesota, a mentor-based disciple-making ministry in Willmar, MN. There are more people wanting to grow in … Continue reading The Supply and Demand of Making Disciples

The Thrill of Hope: What Produces Hope? And What Does Hope Produce?

“O Israel, hope in the Lord! For with the Lord there is steadfast love, and with him is plentiful redemption.”Psalm 130:7 Hope is often discussed, yet just as often underappreciated. We preach it and sing about it. But we don’t usually realize it’s power and our need for it when times are good. Comfort tends … Continue reading The Thrill of Hope: What Produces Hope? And What Does Hope Produce?

The Grip of Sin or The Grace of the Savior: Who Has Dominion?

“Keep steady my steps according to your promise, and let no iniquity get dominion over me.”Psalm 119:133 In Psalm 119, the Psalmist prays, “Keep steady my steps according to your promise, and let no iniquity get dominion over me.” (Psalm 119:133) Dictionary.com defines “dominion” as: the power or right of governing and controlling; sovereign authority.rule; … Continue reading The Grip of Sin or The Grace of the Savior: Who Has Dominion?

In Search of More Mountain Guides: Making Disciples by “Traveling With” Instead of “Talking At”

"Two people are better off than one, for they can help each other succeed. If one person falls, the other can reach out and help. But someone who falls alone is in real trouble."Ecclesiastes 4:9-10 I was in a meeting earlier this week where the speaker, Rob Loane with Vantagepoint3, shared a great visual for … Continue reading In Search of More Mountain Guides: Making Disciples by “Traveling With” Instead of “Talking At”