“Mikey, the only time tongues was poured out was in Acts 2, 8, 10, and 19, and that was to fulfill the prophecy from the book of Joel, and then to fulfill what Jesus said in Acts 1:8 where he poured out the Spirit in Jerusalem, Judea, Samaria, and the uttermost parts of the world,” […]Read more "Holy Spirit Part 2: Operating in the Gifts of the Spirit"
The 5 Elements of GROW are Real Talk, Truth and Accountability, Next Steps, Foundations, and Prayer.Read more "What Should A Mentor Session Look Like?"
Building a mentor structure is a lot like building a fire. The balance of oxygen to fuel and heat has to be managed.Read more "So You Want To Launch A Mentoring Structure In Your Church?"
“When an old man is dying, it is as if a whole library is burning.”
If Dennis Warren’s life was a Library, then I’d like to pull five books from the shelves and share them with you. Each book represents something you can do to change the world starting today.
Rocky is such a great movie…but by the 5th movie, the guy has brain damage from taking so many heavy hits. At what point does Rocky need to hang up the gloves? How many more hits can he take?Read more "Inside The Heart Of A Minister"
I tell people who are having a hard time hearing the voice of God to go back to the last thing He told you to do, and search your soul to see if you actually completed it.Read more "Hearing God’s Voice"
“You believe in a God who endorsed slavery? How can you follow that Book??!!!” said every atheist in any Facebook fight ever. “Well there’s a bit more to it than that.” I usually say, but no one is going to spend the time to read about the cultural context of thousands of years ago as […]Read more "Does the Bible Support Slavery?"
“Our people don’t really associate with your people,” he said. Did he really just say that?Read more "Why Can’t Christians Get Along?"
Jesus didn’t get involved with politics—He had ONE PURPOSE—to spread the Gospel. It could be argued that we are to do the same?Read more "Should Christians Be Involved In Politics?"
“What did you learn in Kenya?” my wife, Cari asked as we de-boarded the plane in Amarillo. A whole group of Wesley students with signs and fanfare greeted Beau Niewoehner, myself, and several people from St. Stephen UMC as we walked past the security line. “I don’t know…” I must have looked dazed. In fact, it […]Read more "Return to Kenya"