Showing posts from May, 2004


I was cruising around on , a site put out by the greatest thing since Left Behind, Rick Warren. I have many problems with the Purpose Driven movement, and the "seeker sensitive" church. Their emphasis on man and shift away from the sovereignty of God continues to make me sick. While looking around the forums I came across this gem from one of the posters. I also believe that if expect to reach lost students through our services than the service is going to have to be relavent to them and geared towards them, if our target is lost students. If they don't find it interesting then why come to church? On the other hand our Christian students need to be taught that worship services are not all about them. How is a service to be geared toward people ? Is it just me or is he talking from both sides of his mouth? We should gear our service towards the students, and then once they become Christians, tell them that it's not about them.


Remember when I said I was moving to Sherman ? Well, many times in my haste and uh, well, folly, I get ahead of God. I think that I know what is best for me and that I can plan my own life. On this Sunday my wife and I are going in view of a call to First Baptist Church Fort Cobb, OK. For those who don't know it is about 20 miles from Nowhere, OK. No joke. Why do I think that I can run my own life. I left the church I was at after praying, praying and more praying. Then God gave me the answer, and I got up off my knees and said, "Thanks God, I'll figure out the rest on my own." I am so tired of trying to do things on my own. I am so trapped in the thinking of my generation. And of many pastors today. I think that in order to see true revival happen, and to see lives radically transformed, I must be at a cutting edge church. With modern worship and great teaching. I am not talking about lights or movies or all that junk. For some reason I think God