The Holy Spirit: The Source of all Transformation – Part II

Paul tells us that, “all who are led by the Spirit of God, the same are sons of God.” Those still operating under slave and orphan identities cannot yet experience God’s marvelous plan of transformation. Like Ishmael, they can be blessed but they cannot receive the...

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The Holy Spirit: The Source of all Transformation – Part I

The Israelites were about to be offered a new identity from slavery to become a nation that belonged to God - a God they did not know. The “I Am that I Am” revealed himself to Moses and gave him a mission, “I have come down to bring my people up, therefore you go into...

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Story Lab: Author your mission

What does it look like to live with real intentionality in every area of one’s life? To see one’s vocation harmonizing with every aspect of one’s purpose? As you can imagine, that’s not an easy proposition. It seems that in everyday life, so many good opportunities...

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A Bias Towards Action

The problems of our world are so big, urgent, and disruptive that they demand disruptive thinking, collaborative effort, and a bias toward action. The word bias is defined as “prejudice in favor of or against one thing.” We need to learn how to say yes to God even...

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Amsterdam Part 2 – A Hopeful Blueprint

As I reflected on my trip back to Amsterdam, my mind was constantly thinking, “why is this collaboration of churches working so well?” Why is there an unusual level of unity, such a sense of purpose, clarity and intentionality in the partnership of ministries and...

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Amsterdam Part 1 – The Impossible is Happening!

Is it even possible for a city to be transformed? Will the church ever discover biblical unity in the city? Is the Gospel we love even penetrable in today’s postmodern world? When I’ve felt so overwhelmed by this daunting task of transformation, I often default to...

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