I believe the most difficult aspect of marital work is reconciliation. II Corinthians 5:18 states, “All this is from God…’ (It cannot be manufactured) ‘…who reconciled Himself through Christ and gave us the ministry of reconciliation”. Do we deserve the gospel of grace? No! It is a supernatural, unmerited gift from God. To fulfill our […]
To reach people we must be shark smart. Hence we must shark-proof our lives and the church. Yes, we will still inevitably face some, but if they are swarming our boat, something is very wrong! Far too many Christians and too many churches are in denial. They allow the sharks to swim freely disguised as […]
I have improved in this area by the grace of God, and because I spend time with Him daily, and am sensitive to the elbowing of the Holy Spirit. Are you saying yes to your spouse? Are you saying yes to your kids? How about it parents?
Also wanna meet, I want you to meet Adhonai. Adhonai. This word Adhonai has to do with dominion. Its much easier for us to call God El Shaddai to pour forth than it is to call him Adhonai, dominion. The implications of, of this name, Adhonai, has to do with, with, ugh, dominion. It […]
No. A personal relationship is what I try to communicate. And also, I try to communicate the implications of that of following Jesus. I say following Christ is like marriage. You say, “I do,” and you don’t realize the implications of that decision until later on. I’ve been married for almost 25 years and […]
You know what happened to me the other day? It was kind of crazy. I was speaking at a conference. It was about two months ago, in fact, and while I was at the conference I met this guy and we were just talking and he said, “Hey Ed, can I borrow your pen?” […]
That’s interesting and as you look through Scripture, too, there’s a power in this whole financial thing, in this whole transaction thing with God. We see it in Genesis. We see it throughout the New Testament, this transaction, this business stuff. Everything’s about finances. Jesus talked more about money than he talked about Heaven […]