Category: Spiritual Disciplines
March 08, 2013
I love this: “accurately handling the word of truth” (2 Timothy 2:15). When I was a kid, I memorized this verse in the King James Version as “rightly dividing the word of truth.” Actually, in the original Greek there’s just one word. It’s a compound word that means cut it straight. Don’t you love that [...]
August 07, 2012
Today, I invite you to pray for the Vertical Church Tour, as we finish loading and set out for the first of 40 events throughout North America. Pray that God would be glorified in every city as His Word is proclaimed and His Son is exalted (Ephesians 3:21).
January 19, 2012
Authentic isn’t just something you feel; authentic is something you do. People who have authentic faith do certain things—they develop the disciplines of a sincere faith. Start with this question as it relates to your prayer life: Is my prayer real? Is it genuine, is it sincere?
September 20, 2011
This weekend we began an expanded, updated version of what I believe is the most impactful teaching that we’ve ever done at Harvest. We’re calling it, “Lord, Change Me.” Because faulty, man-centered methods for change will always
January 04, 2010
Happy New Year! I just preached the first message of 2010 from Exodus 16. I challenged our church family to make a plan and spend time in God’s Word every day this year. I made a commitment to read through the whole Bible this year. And by God’s grace, I will! We need God’s Word [...]