Saturday, October 1, 2011

Home - Desiring God

Home - Desiring God: I praise God for Jason Mandryk and his team who put together the seventh edition of Operation World. The subtitle is The Definitive Prayer Guide to Every Nation. Just the other day I was having my world adjusted by reading and praying over the section on Palestine (The Palestine Authority).

The Final Word on Contextualization

The Final Word on Contextualization: Several weeks ago Grace to You launched a blog series examining the subject of contextualization, the pragmatic approach to evangelism that says the gospel can be made more powerful by adapting it to cultural contexts. John MacArthur opened that series by asking an important question: Where did Christians ever get the idea they could win the world to Christ by imitating it?

On The Box: Remember Their Faces

On The Box: Remember Their Faces: I spent the afternoon on the Santa Monica Pier and Third Street Promenade. My brothers, Pastor Geoff Kirkland and Steve Shafit, were with me. The apathy on both the pier and the promenade was palpable, today.