Category Archive: Growth

Jan 19

See, Love, Follow

http://achievebalance.com/data/songs/daybyday.htm

Oct 24

There is nothing enlightening about shrinking

Great quote by Marianne Williamson. Thanks Dave Lafary at the Faith Encounter, 10-19-16 at Wesley Church.

Oct 13

Grasping and being moved to Please, Know, and Resemble God

From Tim Keller’s daily reading plan (and his fuller book) from YouVersion (below). I want this ultimate relationship with God. I want to grasp what Jesus did for me and all of mankind. I want to be in relationship with God to please Him, know Him, and resemble Him, as I love those around me …

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Jul 11

Pilgrim’s Progress Quote

Pilgrim’s Progress Quotes Christian now went to the spring, and drank thereof, to refresh himself [Isa. 49:10], and then began to go up the hill, saying– “The hill, though high, I covet to ascend, The difficulty will not me offend; For I perceive the way to life lies here. Come, pluck up heart, let’s neither …

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May 29

Relationship w Jesus ≠ Relationship w Abraham Lincoln

Loving God 101, Part 01: Relationship with God. Really??? “episode 85” from Jesus at 2 am podcast. Listen at http://www.jesusat2am.com/2015/05/21/introduction_to_christian_spiritual_formation_1/ Kirk Winslow says, “The ultimate goal is love – and love grows in relationship, not by performing a set of behaviors!  In this episode I offer a short introduction to spiritual formation and take up the …

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May 12

Christ Jesus, taking the very nature of a servant, humbled himself by becoming obedient to death. Therefore…

Imitating Christ’s Humility from Philippians 2 (NIV) 5 …Christ Jesus…7taking the very nature of a servant,…8humbled himself     by becoming obedient to death…..9Therefore,….10every knee should bow….11Jesus Christ is Lord,     to the glory of God the Father.…[and].12Therefore,… 13 for it is God who works in you to will and to act in order to fulfill his good purpose. …

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Apr 07

7 Free Online Tools for Sermon Writing

http://www.concordiatechnology.org/blog/2016/03/7-free-online-tools-for-sermon-writing?utm_content=25259776&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter 6th one is Christian Classics Ethereal Library  – The mission of the Christian Classics Ethereal Library (CCEL) is to build up the church by making classic Christian literature widely available and promoting its use for edification and study by interested Christians, seekers and scholars. The CCEL accomplishes this by selecting, collecting, distributing, and promoting …

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Mar 22

Habits for our holiness – spiritual disciplines

http://www.amazon.com/Habits-Our-Holiness-Spiritual-Disciplines/dp/080241348X Potential book for Bible study

Jan 17

Dare to be Great

Pastor Howard White’s January (2016) sermon series is title Dare to be Great. The Dare to be Great Challenge is: A Great Commitment to the Great Commandments and the Great Commission done with Great Compassion will grow a Great Church (and a great Christian). The 5 sermons in the series are Dare to Follow Matt …

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Dec 31

Walk: worthy of calling, in love, as light, in wisdom

Ephesians 4: 1 …walk in a manner worthy of the calling to which you have been called… Ephesians 5:2 And walk in love, as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us Ephesians 5:8 …Walk as children of light… Ephesians 5:15 Look carefully then how you walk, not as unwise but as wise, making …

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