Tag Archives: spiritual gifts

Living in the Spirit’s Power


I believe the job of a prophet is to rattle the spiritual cage and wake up sleepy Christians, calling them out to understand the danger we face today. We have come to the point of contentment. We are content with … Continue reading

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Lay Down Your Gifts


Let’s start today by revisiting Jesus’ commissioning of the seventy-two from a few weeks ago. The seventy-two certainly had something to rejoice in when they used the gifts they had received: “Lord, even the demons submit to us in your name” … Continue reading

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Lay It Down and Lay It Out (retreat session 3)


God has called each of us as individuals, and to respond to him in the unique way he’s called each of us… but we’re not in this alone. God wants us to share what he’s done and give him the … Continue reading

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Free Discipleship!


(Well, the books are free, anyway… the discipleship itself… well, I’ll defer to Dietrich Bonhoeffer on that one….) So it’s done: All six books in the From Disciples to Disciplers series—including the first three, Growing in Jesus, Growing in Character, … Continue reading

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Season 3: Growing in Your Gifts


These next couple entries will be a bit—and then a lot, respectively—more subjective than the others for this series. Next week’s Season 4 speech will be understandably more passionate, since after all it was the entire point of creating this … Continue reading

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From Disciples to Disciplers: reunited and ready for your consideration


And so here we are. Just as 16 months ago, Seasons 4-6 of the From Disciples to Disciplers series officially went out of print, and the rights reverted back to me, so now Seasons 1-3 have done the same. But as … Continue reading

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What Are Your Re-Reads (revisited)?


Since I’m in waiting mode right now — both in terms of “hopefully impending good news” and in terms of “books I need to review” — thought I’d revisit a fun topic I’d first done a couple years ago…. Some of … Continue reading

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