Spirituality

Simplify: The Rabbit and The Elephant…

I picked up this small book after running across it on This Blog.  The title alone was enough for me to buy it.  Curiosity! I have not finished it yet, but, let me recommend it to you for your reading pleasure.  It is well crafted by 3 great writers, not the least of which is considered one of our most quoted christian leaders of our times,  George Barna.  Let me quote from George Barna's website: "If [...]

Collectors or Consumers…

This entry from my friend Robbie made me think.  Are we collectors of God's Word or consumers of God's Word.  I hope we are all consuming God's Word and meditating on it daily.  So, here's the poll for the day. How many Bibles do you own?    Leave your comment with how many.

By | 2017-03-20T08:35:54+00:00 August 19th, 2009|Discipleship, Questions, TLM Blog|4 Comments

He who has an ear, let him hear…

Oh the beauty of diversity.  How different we are in every way, including our ability to communicate.  If you haven't learned by now then you either don't realize that people misunderstand what you've tried to say or you don't care if you are misunderstood.   But, if we value relationship with the ones we are trying to communicate with then we will take the time to learn.  To assume you are heard simply because you think you [...]

By | 2017-03-20T08:35:54+00:00 August 7th, 2009|Discipleship, Leadership, Relationships, TLM Blog|1 Comment

My Sentiments Exactly…

As I mentioned in the last post I'm on a most intimate and incredible journey.  In the past two years God has been cleaning my canvas.  What He has begun to paint is an incredible portrait of His Bride.  There is great beauty and freedom to be found in the church Christ builds.  This blog  has reflected many of my thoughts along the way as the fellowship I pastor has changed and continues to.  In [...]

By | 2017-03-20T08:35:54+00:00 July 31st, 2009|Church, Church Planting, Leadership, Mission, TLM Blog|1 Comment

A Beautiful thing…

As I woke up this morning I felt an incredible sense of gratitude for the journey I am on.   Life is a marathon, not a 50 yard dash and learning to live in the moment is an art, not a science.  Every canvas is the same.  It doesn't look like much, kind of plain.  But the moment the master artist puts his hand to the canvas, with each brush of color the canvas comes to life.  To [...]

By | 2010-09-14T22:37:22+00:00 July 23rd, 2009|Discipleship, TLM Blog|1 Comment