One Year of Life
So much has changed. God has done some incredible things the past year. It has been a blessing to watch and be a part of. Yet, the last year of my life was tremendously painful as well. Thank God for pulling me out of that season. Thank God for getting me… View Post
Paper writing to this. Maybe songs of the season...
loving the acoustic version of this song!
Tyler: My dad never went to college, so it was real important that I go.
Narrator: Sounds familiar.
Tyler: So I graduate, I call him up long distance, I say "Dad, now what?" He says, "Get a job."
Narrator: Same here.
Tyler: Now I'm 25, make my yearly call again. I say Dad, "Now what?" He says, "I don't know, get married."
Narrator: I can't get married, I'm a 30 year old boy.
Tyler: We're a generation of men raised by women. I'm wondering if another woman is really the answer we need.
How to Treat Veterans in Your Church →
Insightful. His three main points are gold.
seeingi what al the fuss about him is…
Election Day Meditation
Election Day Meditation #Election2012 #obama #romney As I have been walking through election day here in America, processing it, I have been reflection on who God is and what He is about. I have been wondering just how it is we as disciples, who live in America, actually should feel about election day. How… View Post shared via WordPress.com
May we become humble gardeners of this incredible gift.– Shane Hipps
You and I cannot build the kingdom because the kingdom is so much more powerful...– Shane Hipps
God is in need of gardeners and not guards.– Shane Hipps
Team Jesus, Romney or Obama - Maybe there is a...
Team Jesus, Romney or Obama - Maybe there is a Different Option? #Election2012 Tomorrow, November 6th, as an American I wake up with the notion and idea of choosing the next leader for the free world. I wake up with the idea that my vote matters and I can change the world by who I vote for as the next President of the United States… View Post shared via WordPress.com
We as Christians are guilty of misunderstanding the very nature of the Kingdom...– Shane Hipps
What I love about the reformed tradition, at it’s heart, is the the church...– Shane Hipps
Lessons from Riding the Rails
Riding the rails of Orange County and Los Angeles begins to teach you something. It begins to open your eyes to the lives and stories all around you. Driving and being stuck in traffic makes it easy to forget there are people all around us who have… View Post shared via WordPress.com
Today's Adventures in the Land of Fuller...
Upon entering into Fuller Theological Seminary, I was curious where I was going to land theologically. By this statement I am not saying that I was wondering what team, or where I would stand on the core fundamental issues of theology. Rather, I was… View Post shared via WordPress.com
Great post and great insight. View Post shared via WordPress.com
Putting the Beauty Back into Heaven
Nerd alert: the next words about to be typed by my finger are about to be very, very nerdy. This is why I’m at seminary. It’s how my brain works. I was sitting in class Wednesday afternoon and my brilliant professor began to start talking about heaven and… View Post shared via WordPress.com
When God moves on your life be careful what you pray for– Ash
Bill Maher on Jesus, Faith and Politics
Bill Maher on Jesus, Faith and Politics #Election2012[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=udzymvKOyCY&w=590&h=362] I am neither a Republican or a Democrat. I do not identify with either of those demarcators. I’m a disciple of Jesus. I long to walk at the feet of my Rabbi and sit in the dust at His feet.… View Post shared via WordPress.com
It starts with a church that humbles itself– Ash
The story of God says that you were created & you will never have an...– Dave Lomas
Idolatry is something we tend to see in other cultures but miss in our own– Mark Driscoll
With Jesus the best is always yet to come.– John Mark Comer
God has been saving the world for a long time & He’s been doing it...– John Mark Comer
Covenant Sunday at ROCKHARBOR Fullerton
Covenant Sunday at @RH_Fullerton #MayItBeInFullertonAsItIsInHeaven #CovenantSunday This year at ROCKHARBOR FullertonI make a covenant with my community that I will be all in and fully invested in seeing the Gospel applied and lived out inside my city. I accept and take responsibility fro my and RHF’s identity through ministering to… View Post shared via WordPress.com
I’m convinced Jesus wouldn’t be showing of the athletes or the rock...– Mike Erre
God says you plus me equals victory - so go.– Mike Erre, on Gideon
Los Angeles is a hard city to show to people because I think what’s charming...– Joseph Gordon-Levitt http://www.lamag.com/culture/lastory/Story.aspx?ID=1771942 (via tumblangeles)
God wants to put his broken fractured saints on display and show what he can do...– Steve Carter
Not a Goodbye :: It is a Fare Well
I have never, ever been a fan of goodbyes. Whether these were the goodbyes you say at the end of a date, the end of your stint with your employer, the end of a school year, graduation, encountering many new friends and family on summer mission trips or… View Post shared via WordPress.com
The Truth of "Eventually" :: Still Sifting through...
The Truth of “Eventually” :: Still Sifting through the Preacher of Ecclesiastes #WageGoodWarfare A storm of epic proportions entered upon my shore. It was fast, violent and mysterious. There was no way to prepare for it. All I could do was hunker down and see where it would go, what it would do and how it would change me in the process. For weeks,… View Post shared via WordPress.com
There is not one thing that God cannot do with you, if your heart is open and...– Mike Erre
God loves calling unqualified people, in over their heads, because they know...– Mike Erre
The Beatitudes :: A Call to Action
The Beatitudes :: A Call to Action #missional #discipleship [The Sermon on the Mount] Seeing the crowds, he went up on the mountain, and when he sat down, his disciples came to him. [The Beatitudes] And he opened his mouth and taught them, saying: “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. View Post shared via WordPress.com
Do you understand you, right wherever you are, is just as qualified to plant a...– Mike Erre
God is not interested in your strength, he is interested in your weakness. And...– Mike Erre
Ask Me About Jesus
How often do we think about Jesus? When do we meditate and reflect on the work He accomplished? Do we ever just think about what it meant for Him to be perfect human and fully God? What do we think of when we reflect on how His life and death have… View Post shared via WordPress.com
This church is a testimony of unqualified people in over their heads and the...– Mike Erre on ROCKHARBOR
Gods story is magnificent, it is huge.– Steve Carter
William Lane Craig as Clint Eastwood? Please, guys and gals, let’s not copy Clint Eastwood. Can we respect Richard Dawkins enough to not mock him? Sigh… View Post shared via WordPress.com
The light of the world starts in your city.– Steve Carter
we want to be a church that is led by the Holy Spirit - that God is giving us...– Joel Alberto
Don’t be afraid to let your light shine. Don’t be afraid to believe...– Steve Carter
I believe every disciple should be concerned with something locally &...– Steve Carter
Mission is proclamation & demonstration.– Steve Carter
We can’t opt out of family - because I need you & because you need me– Joel Alberto
We’ve got the perfect shepherd, without a doubt we have that.– Joel Alberto