If Jesus’ power over the earth is the basis for the mission, the coming of the Holy Spirit is the power enabling the mission, says Dustin Crowe.
Christ invites us to take part in growing and multiplying the family of God. But we must follow Jesus' example. That means we must take up our cross and die to ourselves daily.
We say we believe in the resurrection, but do we practice it? Here are three reasons why resurrection fails to make a real impact in our lives, along with three practices to help us practice resurrection.
The parable of the sower serves as a lens for life. It helps us diagnose the kind of heart in us. But to understand how the good soil becomes ours in Christ, we need the rest of the story.
We pray for more, because we think more, bigger, and louder will bring us closer to where God wants us to be. But what if “more” actually hinders our ability to draw near to him?
How many friends do we have with whom we’ve failed to share the gospel? How many times have we put it off? How many opportunities have we justified away?