6 Keys to Inviting

You’ll never know the difference you can make with a simple invitation! These are the words we discussed last night in week two of our series, “The Church.” In Acts 2, we find the formula for inviting people into a relationship with Jesus Christ. First, Christians are filled with the Holy Spirit. While we might … More 6 Keys to Inviting

What Is Leadership?

The following is an excerpt from a book I co-authored with Nathan Wilder called, Equip: Building Student Leaders, Multiplying Disciples: While many different definitions of leadership exist in the world today, the definition we use with our students comes from our class notes obtained at Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary. We like the following definition of leadership … More What Is Leadership?

12 Ways To Invite

Are you willing to help someone take the next step in their faith journey? You see, inviting someone into a personal relationship with Jesus takes on many forms. What if someone has never heard about Jesus? What if someone has never met a Christian? What if someone is struggling with life’s tough questions? What is … More 12 Ways To Invite

Work Out, Not For

12 Therefore, my dear friends, as you have always obeyed—not only in my presence, but now much more in my absence—continue to work out your salvation with fear and trembling, 13 for it is God who works in you to will and to act in order to fulfill his good purpose. Philippians 2:12-13 The phrase I want you … More Work Out, Not For

Reckless Worship

 1 Do not fret because of those who are evil or be envious of those who do wrong; 2 for like the grass they will soon wither, like green plants they will soon die away. 3 Trust in the LORD and do good; dwell in the land and enjoy safe pasture. 4 Take delight in the LORD, and he … More Reckless Worship

Build-a-Bear Jesus

A few years ago, my wife and I took our son to a Build-a-Bear Workshop, where we helped him create his own stuffed animal. He loved it! We got to pick out which animal we wanted, which clothes we wanted the bear to wear, and what accessories we wanted the bear to have. This process … More Build-a-Bear Jesus

Driver’s Ed

Not that I have already obtained this or am already perfect, but I press on to make it my own, because Christ Jesus has made me his own. Brothers, I do not consider that I have made it my own. But one thing I do: forgetting what lies behind and straining forward to what lies ahead, I press on toward … More Driver’s Ed