October 23, 2018

I don’t think Jesus is the least little bit impressed with our love of the idea about discipleship. I honestly don’t think He cares if the thought of it thrills us. It’s great that we love reading books on discipleship, listening to all the great podcasts and simulcasts out there and that we’re energized by all our little Bible studies and discussions about what it is, what it’s not and where the church is missing it when it comes toRead More

October 18, 2018

Christians say things like “Jesus has set me free” but do we really live like that? I think the startling truth is, no. We don’t really believe it and the evidence of that is – we don’t really live it. The rise of escapism within the Body of Christ is evidence of that. Escapism is the tendency to seek distraction and relief by avoiding unpleasant realities. We escape into Netflix, video games, romance novels, social media, sports, Read More

October 11, 2018

I still can’t process all that I witnessed and experienced at Renovated a couple weekends back. Even more, I can’t process all that I’m witnessing in the aftermath. We prayed for 5 months for God to meet us in that space at Sanibel. We anticipated that the Spirit of God would do something. We asked God for the “more” – awakening, redemption, new birth, new ministry, healing, strongholds to be destroyed. Read More