We so easily become bound by a common social status or style of music rather than by Jesus’ word, table, or cross because in a free market the customer, rather than Christ, is king.
What do you think of these six leadership qualities? Which is lacking most among leaders today? Which is the hardest for you?
This week’s sermon looks at Elijah/Elisha as a model master/discipleship relationship and what this remarkable story can teach us about following Jesus today. Plus some flashbacks from Jeremy’s Israel trip one year ago. Text: 2 Kings 2:1-12.
Having thousands of people attending your church, whether it be in person or online, doesn’t indicate that you have a healthy church. It means you have a popular church. The number of views on your Facebook video don’t always translate into hearts being changed.
I love words. I especially love when God stoops down and kisses us through another’s words. The Word becomes flesh again and makes His presence known through a thoughtful card from a friend, or an encouraging chat over coffee, or a personal letter from a pastor.
“The difference between the almost right word and the right word is really a large matter—it’s the difference between the lightning bug and the lightning.” -Mark Twain
Are our hearts open and receptive to God? Jonnie explores this question in the Gospel of Mark.
Her life was forever changed the night the Living Waters came looking for her in a lonely laundromat on the wrong side of the tracks in the pouring rain at midnight.
Pastor Bill Johnson gives a fresh take on Jesus’ confrontation with the man with an evil spirit in Mark 1:21-28.
In this MainStreet Soul Care Seminar, Pastor Bill Johnson helps us learn how to “take our thoughts captive” using the skills of Cognitive Behavior Therapy and 11 common “Cognitive Distortions” we all struggle with. Watch, grow, and share!
I’m in the final laps of my doctoral dissertation. Here’s a piece I wrote along the way reflecting on Fred Rogers in relation to my thesis on recovering wisdom culture and the place of the “sage” in ministry today.