If you’re leading a church, you’re probably gifted. God’s given you some skills which you bring out on a regular basis to build the church. Maybe it’s a preaching or leadership. Perhaps you’re a great evangelist or strategic thinker. Whatever your talent is, it ain’t enough. Your talents aren’t enough to do what God has […]
I’ve had the privilege of leading a preaching lab recently. It’s been a blast. This process has forced me to clarify how I prepare my sermons. Some time back, I heard Mark Driscoll offer his set of questions that he asked himself during sermon prep, which started me thinking along this line. (Giving credit where […]
I love being a pastor. But, having been around a lot of pastors at our various confabs around the world, I’ve noticed something unhealthy. Some of my brethren are afraid to ask their people tough questions. Actually, let me include myself in that. Sometimes I am afraid to ask my people tough questions. But, ask we […]
On this Resurrection Sunday Pastor Adam helps us understand the resurrection of Jesus and its implications from the perspective of four different characters in John 20. We discover that because Jesus is alive, everything can change.
The Advent Changes everything. Before Jesus stepped into the scene, God coming to help out directly seemed like an anomaly in an otherwise closed universe. Humanity was enslaved to the merciless consistency of cause and effect. Cause: sin. Effect: death. Cause: sin. Effect: pain. Cause: sin. Effect: brokenness. But that was before Advent—before the chain […]