Perspectives

Lessons learned from 2020

Yes, there were difficult moments, but those things have shaped me and grown my faith in a James 1 kind of way. Navigating last year was like eating a chocolate covered jalapeno; amid the heat, bitterness and challenges, there were some really sweet memories.

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Peace in a Pandemic

As Christmas 2020 approaches, I find myself regularly asking, where is our “peace on earth to those He favors?” In the midst of a pandemic in which the COVID virus wreaks havoc on our nation and world, where is peace?

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Pandemic Praying

Maybe this pandemic (and other problems we face) is just another step down the path to revival. Could it be that God really does cause all things to work together for the good of those who love Him and are called according to His purpose? Pray as though you believe it.

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Disciple Making: Getting Your Boat Unstuck

When it comes to disciple making in the local church, I am hearing from frustrated pastors and other church leaders who feel they expend a great deal of energy and resources but still don’t make much progress. Their discipleship ministry, much like our flat-bottom boat, is stuck.

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