Here are the newest list of tweets that have occupied my thoughts:
Kids relate to people who make fun of themselves.
"Sin is like the unnoticed drips of water that silently destroy the foundation of a house." (
Ministry not going the way you thought? Don't give up. Took Noah 70 years to build the Ark. You can keep working & waiting on God.
The "Prayer" disciplines press the gospel inward, creating space for our hearts to experience Jesus
Clarity is the currency of quality communication.
Grace is opposed to earning, not to effort. -J.P. Moreland
If you are regularly willing to give a critique, but not willing to take one, you're not a leader-- you are just a cynic.
Salvation costs you nothing. Discipleship costs you everything.
The less time I spend communing with Jesus, the quicker and deeper I get irritated with people. Go figure
True mortification of sin consists in a knowledge of our sinful nature, & its subjection to the power of divine grace-Winslow
The source of spiritual weariness is not circumstantial, it's theological.
Our goal as parents isn't to make sure our kids never sin but to teach them how to deal with sin in light of the gospel.
Compassion: An ability to imagine someone's pain so vividly that we feel the same pain ourselves.
Praise God: His capacity to forgive is greater than our capacity to sin.
"All ventures in holiness go rotten at the core when gain, in any form, rather than gratitude, motivates them." - J. I. Packer
It's important to remember the Gospel is a story; not a set of bullet points.
Deep personal insecurity + disbelief in the gospel = Jerks OR Cowards
It's impossible to separate word ministry from deed ministry, distinguish, yes, but not separate.
"It costs something to be a true Christian. It will cost us our sins, our self-righteousness, our ease & our worldliness."
Pride is the fruit of bad, or unapplied, theology.