In lieu of a sermon text version or audio message from last Sunday at Plymouth Church, I offer this devotional to keep up with our study on Acts of the Holy Spirit and the Apostles. (I was out of town and we had a guest preacher.) On Message, Mobs, and Money In the musical The […]
ARCHIVE July, 2015
Twelve Marks of a Spiritual Leader Does the world seem to be declining to you? At a fairly rapid pace? It does to me. In 50 years, America has gone from being the leader of the free world on account of Christian moral authority to having very little of all of that. Now freedom, morality, […]
Acts 16 reveals 12 qualities of spiritual leaders that God calls us to exhibit even if (and especially when) the world is falling apart at such a rapid pace. The Apostle Paul was a one-in-a-million spiritual leader and he shows us how it’s done.
Today, I’m going to let you in on a few secrets of my life. Things that people don’t necessarily know about me. They are all related to today’s message on The Powerful Beauty of a Closed Door. We all know what closed doors are like. Sometimes it’s a closed door of a job, of a […]
For anyone who has ever faced closed doors in life, this message from Acts 16 will encourage your heart to discover the powerful beauty of a closed door. This message was first preached at Plymouth Congregational Church of Racine, WI on July 12, 2015.
The road ahead is rarely as predictable as the road behind. The future can be unclear but hindsight is almost always 20/20. Depending on our goals and our calling, the same road which led us to the present may diverge and become a fork in the road. Such is the case in today’s passage from […]
While The Road Ahead is sometimes rocky for us, God has a view from the high road. Therefore, He can lead us safely through all opposition. God’s truth acts as a wedge. As such it causes not only a separation of truth from lie, but it can also divide Christians along the lines of their personal callings. But God’s […]