Some may ask what distinguishes those who eventually embrace the path from those who don’t. From God’s view, it’s simply a practical manifestation of his grace towards us. But on a human plane, there were a few key realizations in retrospect that had significant impact.
(Excerpt #2 from my forthcoming book, "Unburdened".) God longs to give us a bigger vision for our lives and ministries, one that’s far beyond our preoccupations or periodic struggles with sexual distractions.
While some of you have known me for only a short time, many of you have known me for years, if not decades. You know my heart for the Lord and my heart for seeing people transformed by an intimate relationship with Jesus Christ. Do you know others who might have interest in following the articles I write on this blog? If so, would you prayerfully consider forwarding to them your favorite article from the last few months?
“Come . . . all who are . . . burdened. . . . my burden is light.” This is a very different kind of unburdening than we’d initially think and, on brief reflection, different than we might even want.
Two stories from last week's family vacation serve as great illustration for our relationship with God. Kids are always rich for story, right?
If you're discouraged in your ministry today, Thom Rainer's article is likely worth a few minutes of your time.