A Book Report: Communal Reading in the time of Jesus. An Endorsement by D.A. Carson, Research prof. of New Testament, trinity Evangelical Divinity school: The last few decades have witnessed a substantial move away from picturing the early church studying texts to assuming that most Christians could not read: orality trumped written text. Various efforts to balance the evidence have collided with one another. Enter this … Continue reading Are you “Good” Book saturated and dripping it out with others?
The very nature of Kavanah is the discovery of a life where God’s presence AND power wraps His arms around us. But not us in any mind-set, but rather us as yielded, available and obedient so that God can work in, through and around us. The understanding of Kavanah is best grasped as an english paragraph contained in a single Hebrew/Aramaic word. Kavanah transforms life … Continue reading Kavanah: The linking of God’s Power & Presence with our Obedience…
Kenyan spoke of and said something like . . . “You don’t have to worry about that Chip. It’s like Dave & Rennie teach us, we just look to what it says in the Word”. Continue reading God is Using You
What if we’ve gotten “Leadership” wrong? What’s the difference between being a first-live-er and a first-tell-er? I’d start by outing the western view and lack of a Biblical practice of leadership. Why are western churches so obsessed with a structure where a few special people (talent, presence, temperament, inheritance) define leadership? I am so grateful for the towel wearing leadership of John the Baptist, Jesus … Continue reading What if we’ve gotten “Leadership” wrong?
For years now we’ve been talking about “the 15 minutes a day that will change your life forever.” So this is your invitation to join us—and to invite others to join you—in this 2018 adventure. Of course, we’re talking about reading the Bible. But not just reading the Bible—as good as that can be. What we’re talking about is reading the Bible together. Why together? Because reading the Bible by … Continue reading Your 2018 Kavanah Read Thru the New Testament