Tag Archive: God’s Word

Preparing for Christmas (Part 3)…

Let’s continue to prepare for Christmas by slowly and prayerfully reading through Luke 24:13-47.   Hopefully you are thinking, “Hmm. Why are we reading a Bible passage that occurred right after Jesus was crucified… Continue reading

Preparing for Christmas…

Week 2 of Advent, of preparing for Christmas…God becoming fully human while remaining fully God, not just to visit us, not just to teach us, but to live perfectly in our place and… Continue reading

What I Hope For When I Preach…

Here is what I pray the Holy Spirit does through my teaching each Sunday—this was said about Martyn Lloyd-Jones, a preacher in Wales & England from the 1920s—60s in a fantastic documentary (please… Continue reading

Jesus Wants Us To Fear God? (Part II)

For Part I, please click HERE. In a court of law, 99% of people make the conscious choice to not get sarcastic with the judge— the judge has the ability to fine you, hold… Continue reading

Portrait Of A Biblical, Healthy Pastor…

As we continue talking about the mission & vision of Elevate Church Mankato (vision is where God wants to take us and mission is how He will take us there), it is also… Continue reading

Thoughts On Prayer (Part IV)…

A flower growing through a crack in an asphalt parking lot reminds me of the pressure facing Jesus-people on earth & His power to carry us through and grow us no matter WHAT… Continue reading

True-ing Gum II: More Truth To Chew On Everyday…

366 Daily Thoughts To Soak In This Year   Compiled October 2nd, 2013—September 2nd, 2014   Dearest Readers~ Some loathe the practice of taking quotes from outside of the Bible and including them… Continue reading

All of the Bible–the Salty and the Sweet…

One of the reasons God gave us the Bible is to encourage us (Romans 15:4). But not everything in the Bible is immediately encouraging; that is, not everything in the Bible is easy… Continue reading

“God Wrote A Book…”

“For everything that was written in the past was written to teach us,  so that through the endurance taught in the Scriptures and the encouragement they provide we might have hope“ (Romans 15:4… Continue reading

What God Has Been Teaching Me Lately XXXIII (33)…

Greetings My Friends~ As a simple pilgrim following Jesus through the rainforests and deserts of this earthly life, I would like to humbly share some of what God has been bubbling up in… Continue reading