Sharing Faith in a Way that Connects Part 3

Sometimes we think that we are communicating the gospel because we get up and preach sermons or share our faith on Facebook or we are constantly talking about Jesus. But unless there is a connection there can be no communication. According to Sydney Harris, “Information is giving out while communication is getting through.” As disciples, […]

Sharing Faith in a Way that Connects Part 1

I am working on a series of articles on the subject of effective gospel communication. Good communication is everything. Sydney J. Harris said, “the two words ‘information’ and ‘communication’ are often used interchangeably, but they signify quite different things. Information is giving out; communication is getting through. As Christians, our responsibility to announce good news […]

#1 Key to Kingdom Growth

Several years ago I had the privilege to do the daily devotions for a Reformation Tour with Star Travel, (shout out to Gerald & Kathleen Martin for the best Reformation tour in the world: http://www.starmountaintravel.com/). Toward the end of the tour, while in Rome, we visited the Lateran Baptistery which stands adjacent to St John […]

Rising from the Ashes

The Cross wasn’t always the predominant sign of Christianity. For centuries the cross was a pagan symbol of pain and torture. Rome used the cross to strike fear into the hearts of the world and discourage any troublemakers or rabble-rousers, (like Jesus). The cross did not start becoming a positive, publically accepted, symbol of Christianity […]

When Love Fights Back!

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. King was a proponent of a new kind of protest, the peaceful protest. The Civil Rights was a movement of nonviolent direct action working to expose and eradicate systemic segregation and racism across the southern United States. “Nonviolent resistance,” King wrote, is “a courageous confrontation of evil by the power […]

An Answer for Injustice

“Jesus stood up and said to her, ‘Woman, where are they? Has no one condemned you?’” (Jn 8:10). This is one of the most riveting scenes in the Bible. It perfectly encapsulates God’s mercy and justice. This woman has been set up, preyed upon. She is but collateral damage for the religious leaders real target. […]