Recent Blog Posts

When Two Crowds Meet

A Study of Luke 7, 8, and 21 This is a message about two large crowds. The church has a crowd. The family of God on earth—the church of the Lord Jesus Christ—is larger and stronger than ever before. For example, multitudes of people inside Iran are reportedly turning to Christ. God is at work […]

Pentecost!

The Church! Its Pentecostal Birth and Boldness — A Study of Acts 2 Introduction What’s going on with the church in America? The statistics are not good.Overall church attendance in America has dropped dramatically. A few weeks ago, the Wall Street Journal reported that in the year 2000, 41 percent of Americans attended church regularly. […]

The Golden Rule

A Study of Matthew 7:7-12 If you could live anywhere you wanted, where would it be? Reader’s Digest used social media and crowd sourcing to find the best places to live in America, and high on the list is a neighborhood in the Bronx — Harding Park. It’s a neighborhood of 236 tidy homes of […]

Liberating Ministry from the Success Syndrome

Many years ago I went through a dark season of discouragement when I felt my church wasn’t growing as quickly as it should, nor was my ministry advancing as I’d hoped. Pastors across America are struggling with those very issues, now more than ever. Studies are being done on the plunging morale of pastors during […]