When the Dream You Pursue Is Scary

“The God who works all things together for good will leverage every experience, every skill, every mistake, and every bit of knowledge you have acquired.” ~ Mark Batterson

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A Tale of Two Named Jesus (Guest Post)

Of course you know Jesus. That’s what the day is about—Good Friday. He died on the cross for our sins. I am so grateful.

But there was the other Jesus—Jesus Barabbas. The criminal. The one they let go… Here’s an amazing thing: His Jewish name would really be Jesus Bar Abba. Which means Jesus, Son of Father.

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Showing Jesus in What We Say (and How We Say It)

This post is mainly excerpted from Dr. Timothy Keller’s excellent Preaching in a Secular Culture.

His advice is not just for preachers but is also useful for teaching a Bible study or giving a short testimony. What we say and how we say it should point people to Jesus. I’m only presenting his four main points and some quotes. I’m only scratching the surface here of a very rich nine-page document. It’s worth your time to read and absorb it. The rest of this post are quotes from Dr. Keller’s original work.

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