Monthly Archives: April 2013

Actual Ownership

When you just stop, and then invite God to show you whatever He wants to show you – things that once weren’t so clear become very clear. The deeper I went into the stillness and the quiet of my burnout … Continue reading

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More Stuff

I’ve been exploring the question – what exactly do we own in life? Scripture is very clear about the fact that we really own nothing. We are merely stewards of what God’s graciously willing to share with us for however … Continue reading

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Who Built This City?

I’m still thinking about the question of ownership? Do we really “own” anything? That question makes my mind wander over to Moses when he spoke to the children of Abraham just before they entered the Promised-land. After forty years of … Continue reading

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Owning Up

After a few weeks posting about church issues, I’m going to jump back into the life lessons I learned during my season of burn out. When I was younger there was a bumper sticker that stated, “He who has the … Continue reading

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Wrong Definition = Wrong Destination

There really is a great divide between what we mean, and what Jesus means when we discuss the nature of His church. When we talk about success, we mean something very different from what Jesus has in mind. When we … Continue reading

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A Definition of “Ministry”

Since we’re talking about church life and our definitions of that life we might as well talk about our definitions of ministry. Think about it for a minute. What comes into your mind when you say the word ministry? Please … Continue reading

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A Definition of “Church”

Last week I threw down a few posts discussing the wide variance between a more biblical definition of success, and the version of “success” we’ve been formed by in North American Christianity. I think it’s also good to think about … Continue reading

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