Preparation

trainingThe time between when we sense or know something and when it takes place is given to us for preparation.  If we do not use this time for it’s intended purpose, we will likely not benefit from the foreknowledge.

I often observe people wasting the time that is available for preparation. The things that we are called to do, our destinies, require preparation. If we know that God has called us to something, maybe something big or something far reaching, we have a responsibility to begin to prepare for it, as soon as we know.  Often it seems the bigger and more far-reaching our vision is, the longer and more difficult the preparation time can be.  Another fact that emphasizes our need for focused preparation. Continue reading “Preparation”

liberate us

IMG00353-20090614-1725Lord liberate us, Your Church, from the officiate / spectate model of ministry! It has died, through a slow and painful death process.

should we use our limited time and resource to defend the past, or build the future?
preparing the way of the Lord is a work that uses the current time to invest in that which is yet to come….
now, it doesn’t seem to me that most, or even many people are sitting around devising ways to defend the past, as keepers of this form as sacrosanct
rather, it seems that as these are the ways we have been taught, we have learned, and that these models of ministry in that they are the form of ministry that are being modeled(almost without rival!). Continue reading “liberate us”