It may have been a different time, but it’s still the same story today: we’re all going to be a slave to something.
For the gospel to be the gospel it requires a community of people—and even two or three will do.
Most of us have had a significant encounter with Christ, only to still be standing in the middle of some recurring sin, habit, or struggle.
Jesus is the Way we’ve been waiting for. But not a static gate or hidden passage that we must search for until we discover it. No. This way is on the move. It winds through the farthest and forgotten corners of creation.
Apart from the strength of the Spirit, we will fail. In the strength of the Holy Spirit, all things are possible.
The Word of God is living and active because the God of the Word is living and active.
Joy is that deep inner conviction that though things are not right everything is going to be alright.
We are prone to think of insight as some kind of mystical quality possessed by the few. The truth is that insight comes to those willing to take the time to "see into" something or someone.
One doesn’t receive respect from seeking to be respected—this results merely in respectability.
This week, Bob Kaylor sits down with Rich Jones to talk about coming up with a sermon series that will keep people coming back in the new year.