Tag Archives: Suffering

The World Will Hate You

In our day of political correctness, ‘likability’ has become a golden calf. This has become true in many of our churches and pulpits. We must seek to go out as “lambs among wolves” when sharing the gospel, however, we must … Continue reading

Posted in Church, Leadership, Street Apologetics | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Why Me, Lord?

Being in full time ministry since 1985, I have been with a lot of people who received bad medical news. Of course many times, even as pastors, we find ourselves offering the ‘pat answers’ embedded within shallow clichés. On June … Continue reading

Posted in Prayer, Suffering | Tagged , | Leave a comment

A Cry Through The Window

Recently, two of our Church Planters preached in an unreached village. They proclaimed that Jesus is the Only way to God and the Lord of all. They shared how that we must come to Him through faith and repentance by … Continue reading

Posted in Church Planting, Leadership, Letters, Salvation, Suffering | Tagged , | 2 Comments

Peace in the Valley

Every Valley in life has a road in and a road out…sometimes it’s the same road. These are the valleys in which the traveller can see the lowland slowing coming toward them. We get to prepare for the elevation change … Continue reading

Posted in Leadership, Suffering | Tagged , | Leave a comment

The Strangest Question Jesus Asked

We do not know how long the man had been a blind beggar. Maybe since birth, or for a few short years. However, his story of meeting with Jesus brings out several important issues worth visiting. As Jesus was passing … Continue reading

Posted in Prayer, Suffering | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Psalms – A Book of Rough Edges

The Psalms were not written for ‘post it’ stickers to place on our refrigerator door or bathroom mirror to jump start our day. In fact, neither existed when David, Asaph and others penned them. They were written by men in … Continue reading

Posted in Authors, Discipleship, Prayer, Suffering | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Persecution and the Power of Forgiveness

Christians have always been persecuted…it is part of our call. (Acts 14:22) The call to plant churches and reach the unreached, will cost us. It will cost our time, our resources, and possibly even our life. We easily forget that … Continue reading

Posted in Church, Church Planting, Suffering | Tagged , , , , | 6 Comments

Don’t Waste Your Sorrows

Suffering and affliction are inevitable in this life. It proves the truth of the Bible that we live in a fallen world. Sooner or later suffering will land on our doorsteps; it will visit our life. As Christians, we are … Continue reading

Posted in Discipleship, Suffering | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Get Dirt Under Our Fingernails

Church planting isn’t for the faint of heart. Neither is evangelism and outreach. Both require men and women who are willing to place their life, substance, families, careers and talents on the line for the sake of the kingdom of … Continue reading

Posted in Church Planting, Leadership, Suffering | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

Persecution and the Power of the Gospel

Sometimes, it is in the midst of persecution when Jesus reveals Himself as the Great Shepherd…protecting his sheep with His faithful hands. That is certainly true in this story. Through PROJECT INDIA we have planted 19 churches in the three … Continue reading

Posted in Church Planting, Letters, Salvation, Suffering | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Sprinting Toward Death….Finding Life

Death and despair have their strongholds in every culture and among all social classes. The human soul was created to be in fellowship with it’s Creator. However, when men and women have not heard the Glorious Gospel of Jesus Christ, … Continue reading

Posted in Church Planting, Letters, Salvation, Street Apologetics | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Suffer the Little Children

A casual read through the gospels will reveal our Lord’s special love for children and His desire for us to have their disposition. There is a tender innocence toward faith and teachability which Jesus recognized in the children of his … Continue reading

Posted in Church Planting, Leadership, Salvation, Suffering | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment