The Fast Track

“Do you have a hunger for God? If we don’t feel strong desires for the manifestation of the glory of God, it is not because we have drunk deeply and are satisfied. It is because we have nibbled so long at the table of the world. Our soul is stuffed with small things, and there…

Culture Shock

If you travel internationally, you will find some culture shock to be sure. Every culture has their own customs and rituals. Some of them would make us scratch our heads and maybe even wince a little at the very thought. For example, I cannot watch a Spanish bullfight. There are festivals in Thailand where participants…

Drawing A Line In The Sand

When you read the first chapter of Daniel, you quickly realize that while Babylon had already conquered their country, the king wanted to conquer the minds of Daniel and his friends. Nebuchadnezzar wanted them to be Babylonians in heart and spirit, body and soul. He wanted them alienated from the Lord, and utterly immersed in…

Through The Roof

Core Statement: We will do anything short of sin to reach people who don’t know Christ. To reach people no one else is reaching, we’ll do things no one is doing. Do you remember the story of Jessica McClure? Jessica McClure Morales, also known as “Baby Jessica,” became famous in 1987, when, at 18 months…

I Go To Church! I Am The Church!

Core Statement: We are not spiritual consumers; we are spiritual contributors. The church does not exist for us. We are the church, and we exist for the world. It is clear that in every church we have two types of people who attend; the consumers and the contributors.The obvious question is what exactly do you…