How God Likes to Start & Fix Things If I would start a church, I would like to have the finances to rent an auditorium, good sound, lighting, and LED screen and publicity on billboards and TV. I would like to have sharp looking couples greeting at the door and young talented musicians […]Read more "How We Started Being Missionaries in Medellin. [Andrew McMillan]"
What would I do if I thought I only had a few minutes to live? The people in Hawaii videoed their families a final goodbye. Some tried to hide their kids in the underground sewer. Others hid under beds. Maybe some ate a half-gallon of ice cream or belted back a few bourbons. Reports show […]Read more "Incoming Missile…This is not a Drill"
A Wheel within a Wheel There is the mindless Christianity that ignores the contradictions in the Bible and spits out their theology on a bumper sticker, “God said it. I believe it and that settles it.” On the other side are those who find a few contradictions in the Bible and think they have God […]Read more "Contradictions in the Bible. [Andrew McMillan]"
“Why have you forsaken me?”
In a Bible study in New Jersey someone read these words Jesus cried from the cross. I was about 28, single, and about as lonely as you can get. I had been a Christian for five years but there was a lonely place that seemed not to be overturned or touched, until that night…Read more "Why Have You Forsaken Me?"
Christianity is not much fun when it is nothing more than a muzzle on a whining dog who can’t bite but he wants to. So many of us Christians are holy whiners, letting on how hard it is to be holy. We reduce the wonderful Holy Spirit to the role of restraining us from […]Read more "Free to Fantasize [Andrew McMillan]"
When God calls us, it is usually not just to say hello. He calls us to do something great. Your calling might be hidden in children, in sick people, in the poor or in a place of lonely suffering. We might get mad and yell, “Why doesn’t somebody do something about this?” Or we pass […]Read more "The Thorn in Thy Butt [Andrew McMillan]"
Conventional wisdom says it takes 21 days to form a new habit. Could we form the most important habit of our life—ongoing personal encounters with the living Jesus in 21 days?Read more "Our gift to you. 21 days with Jesus book."