Archive for April 2012

Earning the right to be heard

A few years ago in Conspiracy of Kindness, I made the statement, “We must earn the right to be heard.” I’ve heard that line a few times since then but I wonder if people understand what I meant. Here’s my take: We serve those around us diligently, persistently over the long haul with no expectation…

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How to release love at your church

As you make loving others the priority of your church’s life all other goals that are important and biblical, tend to fall into place fairly spontaneously. It works that way with discipleship, prayer – other biblical values that are worth pursuing. If you make those other goals the focus, as important as they are, they…

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Ideas or People – which are you excited about?

“It’s an awesome thing to fall into the hands of the Living God.” I tasted a little bit of that in my near-death experience a few years ago. We will all taste of that awesomeness one day not too long from now. It’s wise to live in light of that reality. All of life boils…

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Serve AND Speak Words

I regularly hear the phrase, “Let’s show God’s love and if necessary we’ll use words.” I’m not sure if I have especially tuned my ears to this phrase or not, but I hear it a lot these days. Most of the time those who say that think I am going to light up in agreement…

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