The people of Cuba have inspired us and rebuked us many times. Inspired because they are positive, focused on God’s grace and goodness; rebuked because they do not complain about their hardships (average income US$30 per month). (The billboard in the picture says something like Fatherland or death; we are invincible). Our books … Continue reading Cuba June 2022
Your Delivery is Critical. Some preachers take off, fly up to 35,000 feet, speak for forty minutes and then land, maintaining the same delivery. Same intensity in their voice. Same tone of voice, same, volume. Same, same (shame) puts people to sleep. Instead, sometimes whisper, sometimes shout. Sometimes speak fast, other times spread … Continue reading Tell Me The Dream (Thoughts for Preachers)
You are smarter than I am. You realized this a while back, while I am just now seeing there is one level of faith in Hebrews 11 and then there is a second level of FAITH in Hebrews 11. Years ago when I preached through Hebrews 11, I was fine with the first 36 … Continue reading There’s Faith… and Then There is FAITH
. . . it won’t be what you expect it to be. A young man wants a car. Okay. He sees himself orbiting his high school three times to make sure everyone knows he has wheels. He imagines the new respect he will get from the girls – having his own car will move … Continue reading You Want It, and You Can Have it, But . . .
A passage was explained in church this morning (May 30, 2021) that I have never understood as full as I now grasp it. So I will try to be a good messenger boy and hand on what I’ve learned. Previously I had not connected the fasting part with the new wine part. The passages involved … Continue reading Out with the Old, In with the New
II Kings 16 – 23 reports the succession of five kings of Judah. Ahaz was a terrible king. His 16-year reign is reported in II Kings 16. But Ahaz had a son, Hezekiah, whowas a godly man. The Bible account of his tenure as king is in II Kings 18 & 19. The … Continue reading The Mystery of Good and Bad Generations
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