Category Archives: Devotional musings

The Church as a Movement of God

I’m frustrated but not without hope with regard to the shape of the Church in my generation. God is clearly moving across the world with fresh expressions of Church and the mission of God that is actually producing obedient disciples of Jesus who love God and the advance of the Kingdom more than their own comfort. But an incessant problem must be addressed. Continue reading

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A Mystic and a Missionary

A missionary without love is a machine.
A mystic without mission is a delusion. Continue reading

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With you is the fountain of life!

Home for me is living within reach of this shower of love. While even a single drop is precious to me, Lord, I want to live each moment soaking wet from your fountain of life! Continue reading

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Needed: Apostolic Mothers & Fathers

One of the critical roles of apostolic ministry is that of serving as a spiritual mother/father to an emerging generation of Christ followers. While this has always been the case since the founding of the Church, it seems more critical … Continue reading

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The Power of Prophetic Encouragement

 “All the days ordained for me were written in your book before one of them came to be” (Psalm 139:16).  “But everyone who prophesies speaks to others for their strengthening, encouragement and comfort” (1 Corinthians 14:3).       God has … Continue reading

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What would you like Jesus to do for you?

There is an amazing lesson on faith in Luke 15 with the healing of a blind man.  Before Jesus healed the man he asked him, “What do you want me to do for you?”  The man answered, “Lord, I want … Continue reading

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Your Attachments Define You!

“My soul clings to you; your right hand upholds me.”                                            –       Psalm 63:8 As I cling to God, he … Continue reading

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God is always with me everywhere…and that changes everything!

“God is my refuge and strength, an ever present help in times of trouble. Therefore I will not fear…Be still and know that I am God” (Psalm 46:1,2,10) As my “refuge” God protects me from external dangers.  As my “strength” God … Continue reading

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Clothed with joy!

You clothed me with joy!  (Psalm 30:11)  This is such a wonderful provision of God for all his sons and daughters.  Life is too difficult and often painful to not have a joy provided that is not tied to earthly … Continue reading

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Other Gospels?

We have just a couple days left here in Boise.  It has been so good for Jill and I to have this special time apart.  We have been walking around 5 miles a day through the city, parks and neighborhoods … Continue reading

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