I want to continue to share from our time at General Conference Sessions 2019: Uncharted. A couple of weeks ago I shared about the Mission Statement that was adopted at the sessions: The mission of the Churches of God, General Conference is to maximize our collective potential for Kingdom impact! This week I want to… Continue reading CGGC Values
It’s an exciting time at Winebrenner Theological Seminary. We are working hard to make seminary education and classes more affordable and accessible for students and anyone who wants to learn more about serving God. In addition to affordability and accessibility, I am pleased that our accrediting agencies affirm the quality of education offered at Winebrenner… Continue reading Winebrenner Theological Seminary Update
General Conference 2019 has come and gone. It was a great week. Tod Bolsinger helped us understand the unique moment which we find ourselves and challenged us to stay faithful to the mission of Jesus in these uncharted times. There were powerful times of worship and praise: celebrating Jesus and lifting His name high. There… Continue reading General Conference 2019 Triennial Sessions Overview
We’re just a few days away from our triennial conference. We’re excited to host folks from across the General Conference next week. We’re excited about our time with Dr. Tod Bolsinger as we explore what it means to live faithfully in these uncharted times. I’m convinced these are some of the most exciting times to… Continue reading Anticipation and Prayer for General Conference Sessions 2019: Uncharted
Everyone has a story that began with their birth. As Christians, we believe our story began with Jesus — God the Son — taking on our human nature and then proclaiming God’s Kingdom, dying on the cross and rising again. Our individual story as His disciples begins when we commit our lives to Him, which… Continue reading What’s Your Story?
I’m grateful for the interactions that last week’s E-News has generated. I’m grateful for brothers and sisters who are committed to living lives full of grace and truth. As a result of some of the interactions I’ve had over the past several weeks, I thought it might be helpful to share a couple of resources… Continue reading Some Resources for Helping with Sexual Issues in the Church
I’ve wrestled over this for the past the three weeks. My mind has been filled with thoughts and questions: Do I share something or do I not? This is serious and needs to be addressed. What’s to be gained by going there Lance? Three weeks ago it was brought to my attention that one of… Continue reading Don’t Fall for the Enemy’s Lies
This morning I stepped on the scale and was reminded of something I already knew: I’ve put on a fair amount of weight since my sleek 142 pound days during my senior year of high school. This wasn’t news to me. I know it. I weigh too much for someone my age and height! I’m… Continue reading What are We Going to Do with What We Know?
I’ve spent several months exploring the idea of where we are right now in the CGGC, particularly as we anticipate looking forward into the future and discerning where the Lord wants us to go and what He wants us to do as His people. Some of what I share will be from a broader view… Continue reading Where Are We Now?—Part 17
I’ve spent several weeks exploring the idea of where we are right now in the CGGC, particularly as we anticipate looking forward into the future and discerning where the Lord wants us to go and what He wants us to do as His people. Some of what I share will be from a broader view… Continue reading Where Are We Now?—Part 16