This summer, I am engaging in support raising for my second year of campus ministry at CU-Boulder, and I thought it would be interesting to reflect upon my personal experiences, as well as review some of the Biblical rationale for raising support, and also take a look at how it is becoming an increasingly widely-accepted means of mobilization within the Southern Baptist world. 1,846 more words
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“The modern-day gospel says, ‘God loves you and has a wonderful plan for your life. Therefore, follow these steps, and you can be saved.’ Meanwhile, the biblical gospel says, ‘You are an enemy of God, dead in your sin, and in your present state of rebellion, you are not even able to see that you need life, much less to cause yourself to come to life. 22 more words
Living in Juarez is exactly like living at the beach… just without the water. The place has changed. I last came here in 2010 when an average of 8 people a day were getting murdered and sketchy trucks with men and machine guns rumbled up and down the trash covered streets. 889 more words
May we display the gospel more clearly in our marriages as we declare the gospel more compassionately in our culture.
Turning the clock back exactly 25 years in the latest of our recollections of Italia ’90, we recall one of the most joyful moments for any England fan – David Platt’s dramatic and perfectly executed last minute winner against Belgium. 881 more words