Recapturing the Wonder: A Nicodemus Moment for Bored Souls

“How can one be born when he is old? Can he enter a second time into his mother’s womb and be born? – Nicodemus   Jesus’ encounter with Nicodemus is a pretty classic passage, especially in regards to introducing to non-spiritual people what kind of relationship God wants with people. This week, however, God dropped […]


Christianity in Its Purest Form

I’ve been recently struggling in my relationship with God. I feel like I’m running in place. But God spoke amazing revelation to me during work about what Christianity really is about. — Christianity in its purest form is all action being done out of God’s love. And everything done outside of the revelation and power of God’s […]

Learning about Church Planting from Paul…The Employee

Paul left Athens and went to Corinth. There he found a Jew named Aquila…Because they practiced the same trade, he worked with them. They all worked with leather. Every Sabbath he interacted with people in the synagogue, trying to convince both Jews and Greeks. Once Silas and Timothy arrived, Paul devoted himself fully to the […]


Traditional Church versus Disciple Making Movements

I came across an incredible resource which highlights the difference between traditional church models of church planting versus disciple making movement model of church planting. Not to say one is wrong, but in my life, I definitely want to see the latter happen.  I personally find this list amazing. Photo Credit: Jimmy Nelson   Contrast […]


Disciple See, Disciple Do

I’m reading Acts right now, and the lesson I’m learning is that sometimes, what the disciples do in Acts has great precedence. Let me explain… Flashback in Luke: While he was still speaking, someone from the ruler’s house came and said, “Your daughter is dead; do not trouble the Teacher any more.” 50 But Jesus on […]


Don’t Go On Missions Overseas Unless You Have This

Don’t go on missions overseas unless you have this: missions DNA. In a missions-minded churches, (in my experience), I have found the temptation of enamoring or romanticizing the idea of going overseas for missions at the cost of what really matters which is the lifestyle. Unless we have the lifestyle here and now of evangelizing, discipling, […]


I Like to Think the Apostles Aren’t Anything Special

The council was caught by surprise by the confidence with which Peter and John spoke. After all, they understood that these apostles were uneducated and inexperienced. They also recognized that they had been followers of Jesus. Acts 4:13 I love reading about the apostles in the book of Acts these days because I’m seeing that […]


Respect Me: Asian Men and the Pain of Not Knowing Who We Are

All men are broken Broken men break their children. Who grow up to be broken. Misty Edwards – All Men Are Broken What do Asian men need most? If you are anyway acquainted with Asian culture, then you already know the answer–respect. Above love, above success, riches or fame, Asian men crave respect. Perhaps as some of […]