Mentoring/disciple making.

September 12, 2014. “Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by command of God our Savior and of Christ Jesus our hope, To Timothy, my true child in the faith: Grace, mercy, and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Lord.” (I Timothy 1:1-3) Recently my class went over a lesson on mentorship and its importance in our spiritual…

Three styles of preaching.

July 6, 2014. “[A]s it is written: “None is righteous, no, not one; no one understands; no one seeks for God. All have turned aside; together they have become worthless; no one does good, not even one.” “Their throat is an open grave; they use their tongues to deceive.” “The venom of asps is under…

The gospel according to Isaiah.

March 30, 2014. “Who has believed what he has heard from us? And to whom has the arm of the Lord been revealed? For he grew up before him like a young plant, and like a root out of dry ground; he had no form or majesty that we should look at him, and no…

The gift of the Holy Spirit.

March 25, 2014. About three years ago I went on a spring retreat with the CSC for the first time and the subject was the Holy Spirit. I’ll have to admit I learned a lot that weekend, as I had not been taught or done a completely thorough study about the Holy Spirit. It seemed…

Watchmen.

March 7, 2014. “And at the end of seven days, the word of the Lord came to me: ‘Son of man, I have made you a watchman for the house of Israel. Whenever you hear a word from my mouth, you shallgive them warning from me. If I say to the wicked, ‘You shall surely die,’ and you give him no…

The fields are white for harvest.

January 22, 2014. “Are you sowing the seed of the kingdom, brother, In the morning bright and fair? Are you sowing the seed of the kingdom, brother, In the heat of the noonday’s glare?” Last night, Craig gave a good lesson– a hard lesson– at devo encouraging us to spread the gospel, as this is…