There Is an Awakening

Though I've seen it twice, have included it in pretty much every evangelism talk I've given since the full trailer came out in October, and used it to open the sermon I preached yesterday, I've managed to not blog about The Force Awakens in the three weeks since it opened. It's time to fix that. … Read more about There Is an Awakening

Good News Sightings

I preached this sermon this past Sunday at Ginter Park Presbyterian Church. It was Christ the King Sunday but I chose to use the lectionary texts for Thanksgiving Day: Joel 2:21-27; Psalm 126; 1 Timothy 2:1-7; Matthew 6:25-33. You can listen to an audio recording here. Sometimes---after a long … Read more about Good News Sightings

This IS How Change Happens

I must admit that I was not aware of what was happening at the University of Missouri in recent months. It either didn't get much media attention, or I simply missed it. But it's certainly getting attention now. What strikes me the most about the resignations of Mizzou's president and chancellor … Read more about This IS How Change Happens

The Good News I Have Preached

This is my final Fourth Church Daily Devotion, published today. Scripture Reading---Mark 1:14-15 After John was arrested, Jesus came into Galilee announcing God's good news, saying, "Now is the time! Here comes God's kingdom! Change your hearts and lives, and trust this good news!" … Read more about The Good News I Have Preached

God’s Kingdom is Like a Pumpkin Seed

Seth Godin speaks a wonderful parable in his post today: You can do two things with pumpkin seeds. Eat them, an excellent source of protein, or plant them, and watch a successful seed bring back 100 more. The farmer who plants the seeds aggressively, without regard for, "hey, be careful, I … Read more about God’s Kingdom is Like a Pumpkin Seed