I think Jesus was more interested in making cookies than creating cookie jars. It seems like many churches in America today, and in other parts of the world, seem to be obsessed with cookie jars. Even though Jesus didn’t have much to say about cookie jars, most pastors want one that’s full of cookies.
Hugh writes in the introduction: Here’s the deal. People are not looking for doctrine. They’re looking for a God with skin on, a God they can know, speak with, learn from, struggle with, be honest with, get straight answers from, and connect their lives to.
Watch City Lights as you pray!
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I was born in north LA county. I grew up loving Los Angeles.
This past summer my wife and I had the opportunity to be in Washington, DC for the weekend remembrance of Dr. King’s “I Have a Dream” speech in 1963 – fifty years ago.
Whether in the physical world of farming, or in the spiritual dimension of harvesting — it is the Lord of the Harvest who causes the growth.
My friend and colleague, Bob Rasmussen, posted a link to this Man of Peace video on the One Challenge USA webpage on Facebook.
“Seek the flourishing of the city
Today I returned from a trip to Charlotte. While I flew across the country I reflected on some similarities between church members and airline passengers.
I’ve share a couple of posts recently about flossing your teeth and making disciples. If you haven’t seen either of them yet, I’d encourage you to read and reflect…
I’ve been training and coaching church planters for many years! I really love helping church planters to start new churches. But today I’ve decided to change my message to church planters.