Can you pray like George Whitefield?

This is an amazing prayer of George Whitefield which I first read only today. When you read it ignore the fact that it says “men,” This is for men and women who are ablaze with the glory of God and long for his kingdom to come and will to be done. Pray it...

The Foundations of Discipleship—Part 1

Matt 28:18-20 We are all called to be disciples—mathetes, 260+X in NT –  ‘one who learns instruction from another’. An apprentice to a tradesman — they were imitators of their teachers.  But what does this mean? – What are the qualities...

Being a Disciple means Running to Win!

The Message translates 1 Corinthians 9:24-27 like this: You’ve all been to the stadium and seen the athletes race. Everyone runs; one wins. Run to win. All good athletes train hard. They do it for a gold medal that tarnishes and fades. You’re after one that’s gold...

Youth Unemployment in India

The high levels of youth unemployment in India are a cause of concern to my heart and mind. Why I can’t say with certainty, but I do know such issues require prayerfulness. The church needs to help in this crisis, what is God saying to us, what should we do? Let...

Eugene Peterson on Paul

Towards the end of 2 Corinthians in The Message Study Bible, Eugene Peterson describes why he likes Paul so much. Why do I like him so much? Because the life of faith was a passion for him. There’s nothing conventional or dull or routine about the way he pursues...
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