Understanding the Christian term “Breakthrough”

8 minute read. Last year I had blocked out some time to do some evangelism on the NeedHim.org platform. I was encouraging a believer and when I offered prayer this person said, “pray that I have breakthrough.” Even though I thought I knew what it meant, I asked him/her, “what does this mean? What exactlyContinue reading “Understanding the Christian term “Breakthrough””

給我的中國兄弟姐妹的話

A Word of Encouragement for My Chinese Brothers and Sisters. I’m currently listening to Faith in the Wilderness by Hannah Nation and Simon Liu. It’s highly convicting. This book reminds me that there are faithful brothers and sisters throughout the world who hold fast to the teachings of Christ and deeply love His Word, abideContinue reading “給我的中國兄弟姐妹的話”

“Thank You for Serving Me!” Gospel Card: Five Ways to Share with Those Who Serve

6 minute read. I’ve been praying about designing a business card-sized tool that communicates the gospel yet isn’t wordy or looks too ‘busy.’ After reviewing my handwritten notes for the past three years, I’ve finally finished what I think may be an excellent tool to help believers naturally share the gospel with those who serveContinue reading ““Thank You for Serving Me!” Gospel Card: Five Ways to Share with Those Who Serve”

Starting a Local Leader’s Cohort: Six Principles Toward Starting a ‘Band of Brothers’

Eccles. 4:12 And though a man might prevail against one who is alone, two will withstand him—a threefold cord is not quickly broken. Six Principles in Starting a Band of Brothers Sometime in 2016, I took a church revitalization elective at MBTS as part of the requirements for a degree program. Dr. Rodney Harrison and anotherContinue reading “Starting a Local Leader’s Cohort: Six Principles Toward Starting a ‘Band of Brothers’”

“How Much do You Read your Bible?” Convicting Thoughts Inspired by RT Kendall

How Much do You Read your Bible? – RT Kendall Ministries— Read on rtkendallministries.com/how-much-do-you-read-your-bible I’ve recently discovered Dr. RT Kendall through listening to a podcast. I’m now reading a few of his books and online blog posts. A week ago I read Word and Spirit and I’m currently reading Holy Fire: A Balanced, Biblical LookContinue reading ““How Much do You Read your Bible?” Convicting Thoughts Inspired by RT Kendall”

Prayer Stand Evangelism

21 Sept 2022 Several years ago I purchased a prayer stand for use at events. It’s highly visible, does a great job letting people know what you are doing, and helps you organize gospel material. Here are a couple videos that show an example of what you can do on your own with the prayerContinue reading “Prayer Stand Evangelism”

A Truly Cooperative Spirit Supporting the Mountains

As I drove east from Bowling Green toward Manchester on Saturday, the sky opened and rain steadily began to fall. This was far from ideal as I was on my way to help KBC-assisted church planter John “Boo” Smith in helping replace mailboxes in and around the flood ravaged town of Manchester The previous week,Continue reading “A Truly Cooperative Spirit Supporting the Mountains”

Residencies and Internships: Brainstorming Toward Reproducing the Next Generation of Leaders

I see this sign everywhere I go and so do you! Every now and then I tease my wife and say, “I suppose each of us could go get a couple part-time jobs and help the economy out a little bit more!” To which she replies, “Let’s just keep the one’s we have and notContinue reading “Residencies and Internships: Brainstorming Toward Reproducing the Next Generation of Leaders”