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Personal Work In A Post-Modern World

Dreaming of Easter Conversations (part 3 of 3) — Pursuing Intentionally with Love

Easter is days away. You and I have been thinking about the person(s) we would love to have a conversation with about Jesus. It is time to share.

Dreaming of Easter Conversations (part 2 of 3) — Preparing Our Hearts

Let’s look at Jesus. His ability to engage others is amazing. Why? Because his heart is pure and overflowing. When I look at Jesus, and then look at myself, I see “three separate parts of me” that I must work on.

Dreaming of Easter Conversations (part 1 of 3) — Preparing our Minds & Spiritual Lives

I want to suggest as Easter approaches that we consider three distinct steps — preparing our minds and spiritual lives, preparing our hearts, and pursuing others intentionally in love. Today, let’s look at preparing our minds and spiritual lives:

Do I really want to share the Gospel? After all, wasn’t Jesus the first Communist?

We were axe-throwing. I, and others, had never heaved a hatchet, so we gave it a try. Our “coach” was terrific. At the end of our session, I shared a Gospel of John with her. Her response was, “I love Jesus, he was the first communist!”

New Year’s Resolutions – Is the “Juice worth the Squeeze?”

This time of year, I get to thinking about how I am ordering my life, and what I am aiming for. These thoughts of mine intersect with the annual ritual of New Year’s Resolutions. Whether you make New Year’s Resolutions or take a pass on that activity, the idea is certainly in the news.

Let God Speak, Chapter Two (cont.) — The Joy of Personal Work

Let me ask you. As you have been reading about “going & making,” about being an evangelist, have you felt as if all the weight of this task was on you? Have you been thinking about how you couldn’t do it? How you don’t have the gift? It is a natural reaction.

Sharing Jesus in a Post – Roe World

Today, in the wake of the Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade, followers of Jesus are faced, on the surface, with a very different world—let’s try and unpack this situation and ask, “How should we share Jesus?”

Let God Speak, Chapter Two (cont.) — The Benefit of Personal Work

The first benefit is obvious. Personal work positively affects our outward conduct. In our workplace, in our family, in our church, everywhere. The reality that we might speak a word about Jesus has a seasoning effect on our behavior

Thoughts About Reaching Family — Step Two

The world is constantly holding up to us images and ideas about what the aims of our life should be. It is not just folks who are trying to sell us something—it is Satan. Consider Jesus’ temptation. Satan sought to tempt Jesus three ways.