Tag Archives: Spiritual Empowerment

Not Qualified for Anything

In my life as a consultant manager, I’ve done a ton of recruiting. Over time, the various teams I’ve led have set out to hire all kinds of people — from narrowly-specialized technicians to broad generalists, from entry level worker bees … Continue reading

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Uniquely Testifying to the Light

There was a man sent from God, whose name was John. He came as a witness, to bear witness about the light, that all might believe through him. He was not the light, but came to bear witness about the … Continue reading

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What are Spiritual Gifts?

“To each is given the manifestation of the Spirit for the common good.” (1 Corinthians 12:7) A Christian is a person who — by God’s sovereign choice and that person’s willful invitation — has been rescued by God from the domain of darkness … Continue reading

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Honoring God in Counseling Others

Like everybody else this side of the Garden of Eden, I have a serious sin problem. One of my particularly well-traveled sinful paths is an arrogant pride that can far too often be harsh and unfairly critical of others. God has been working on … Continue reading

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On Enemies

The wicked lie in wait to destroy me, but I consider your testimonies. (Ps 119:95) I’m not a very poetic guy, but I love the psalms. For those of you who aren’t terribly familiar, Psalms is a huge book of poetry … Continue reading

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The Bottleneck of Little Faith

It’s my second semester in seminary (at TEDS), and I’m taking a very interesting class designed to prepare us to preach God’s Word. It’s both a methodology and a theology class, so it focuses both on skills / technique and … Continue reading

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