Category Archives: Quotables

Everyone is Called

“Every Christian is called into full-time ministry. Once we step over the line and begin to follow Jesus, everything we do is suppose to be done in his name, representing him, with the goal of advancing his kingdom.” – Larry … Continue reading

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Two Good Questions from Oswald Chambers

Am I getting nobler, better, more helpful, more humble, as I get older? Am I exhibiting the life that men take knowledge of as having been with Jesus…? “Now when they saw the boldness of Peter and John, and … Continue reading

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On Evangelism

“Outsiders define us by what we do, not by what we say or by what we believe.” Steve Bowen as quoted by Doug Pollock in the book “God Space”

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On Love

When most people say they love someone, they do not mean “I’ve made a commitment to place your needs above my own.” They usually mean “I like the way you make me feel or what you do for me.” James … Continue reading

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C.S. Lewis Daily

I am loving the new “C.S. Lewis Daily” at Bible Gateway. Sign up for a quick daily reading from Lewis here. Here is today’s reading: On pleasure [The demon Screwtape writes:] [God, the “Enemy,” is] a hedonist at heart. All those … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday – Pineapple Story: A Lesson in Giving Things Over to God

This is one of my favorite sermons of all time. Otto Koning was a Dutch missionary in Papua New Guinea. I love his sense of humor, which I’d like to think is similar to mine. This is absolutely worth the … Continue reading

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Identity – Being before Doing

I talk a lot about “identity.” I think one of the core issues for growing as a follower of Jesus is determined by how we view ourselves – where we get our “identity” from. I struggle to articulate this point, … Continue reading

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Godly Father

“A Godly father speaks three messages to his son: 1. ‘It can be done.2. You’re not alone. 3. I believe in you.” Larry  Crab, The Silence of Adam

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Holy Middle Ground – Part 2

I found this quote in a book I’m reading (“What It Means to Be a Man“). It fits perfectly with my original post on “Holy Middle Ground.” “Combine the extremes, and you will have the true center.” Karl Wilhelm Friedrich … Continue reading

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People Matter to God

“People Matter to God” is one of the core values at The Bridge.  As a younger Christ-follower, I don’t think I held that value the way I do now.  I was much more judgmental of people, quick, at least in my … Continue reading

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