Posts from July 2018

Where to Find Wisdom

Last year, I watched a Harlem Globetrotter hit two half-court shots in a row. It was amazing stuff and I imagine it took a lot of practice. Most of my half-court shots miss by a mile… Making important decisions by yourself is like taking a half-court shot with no practice. Making important decisions with prayer and counsel is more like a lay-up. There’s a much higher probability of success. Take the lay-up. Ask God for wisdom and get a lot…

What Did the Early Church Do?

(Acts 2:42-47) This is what the early church did: They devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching. Luke describes the first church as a group of people devoted to the Bible. And the fellowship. More than a social gathering, this word means they functioned like an extended family. They were committed to one another. And to the breaking of bread. This likely has a double meaning: The Lord’s Supper and a common meal. And the prayers. They prayed for one another…
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