decaf faith

By |2014-09-17T10:04:32+00:00September 13th, 2014|church life, coaching, discipleship, faith, leadership, personal, theology|

‎”Say to God, ‘Father, I’m sick of being a common Christian. I’m sick of being only halfway. I want to know You.’”  A.W. Tozer My mornings see faith and coffee best together.....It leaves me momentarily stranded when people just drink hot water or herbal goodness. Regardless I am not sure why they go together. They probably don’t. I’ve had this phrase stuck in my head the past few days and I can’t get it out: decaffeinated Christianity. Thought of the day: Jesus came to save us from the disappointment of decaf Christianity.  He came to offer us the caffeinated kingdom – extra [...]

five on Friday

By |2014-07-26T14:31:06+00:00July 25th, 2014|church life, coaching, discipleship, faith, fun, leadership, personal|

"Theology may perhaps be defined as the discipline by which the Church, carefully and with full knowledge of the risk, translates biblical faith into the non-biblical language of another age." G. Ernest Wright 1 You know it, right.....the liturgy of coffee. That after church thing. 2 Apprentice's really insightful summary of nine ways we fail at discipleship. 3 The timeless help of Eugene Peterson: "Curing Souls: the Forgotten Art." 4 Pursuing discipleship in all of life. Gospel discipleship resources here. 5 Mostly why entrepreneurs and start-up's fail. That thing called focus.