Speak, for your servant is listening

Lord, I’m here. Speak, for your servant is listening. What a powerful prayer to pray. Simple. Direct. And yet so deep. With these few words one is literally taking on the posture of the humblest of servants. With these words we hear the very call for every Christ follower. We see an image of one’sContinue reading “Speak, for your servant is listening”

Be the Leader You are Called to Be

Every pastor and lay leader has been called by God to lead or assist in leading God’s people. This call is different from any other call, as Paul points out in 1 Corinthians 12:7-1: “7 Now to each one the manifestation of the Spirit is given for the common good. 8 To one there isContinue reading “Be the Leader You are Called to Be”

There and Back Again

Retrieved from the Notes From PG blog archives… first published 07/2015 It used to bother me whenever someone would step into a ministry and within the first two years they would announce that they were leaving to accept the call to serve somewhere else. I never understood why anyone would do that. Right when IContinue reading “There and Back Again”

Worship Is…

Taken from another one of my blog sites…. Over the last two weeks we have been talking about worship. We began our discussion by taking a look at the importance of worship to the ancient Jews and how worship changed through the Centuries. From Abraham’s altars to when the Romans destroyed all the temple buildingsContinue reading “Worship Is…”

An Experience To Remember

When I was in my mid 20’s I convinced my wife to travel down to San Diego for an overnight trip just to get away for a bit and leave our worries behind. The next day we decided to go walk around and window shop at one of the malls. This is one of ourContinue reading “An Experience To Remember”