The Gospel

Gospel Recovery: The Pharisee’s Journey in The Gospel of Grace.

Gospel Recovery: The Pharisee’s Journey in The Gospel of Grace.


Just recently, my ministry responsibilities suddenly increased.  And for this reason, I have not been able to blog as much as I wanted to.  I now write primarily for Living Life (Journal of Spiritual Formation), and I contribute to our organization’s blog (Vision Nationals) from time to time–which has cut down my blogging time.  For […]

Trusting God in The Harvest Field When Dying is Gain!

Trusting God in The Harvest Field When Dying is Gain!


It has been more than a year since this post was first published (February 2013).  After some revisions and updates, I thought I would republish it here for two reasons: First, I’d like to give thanks to God publicly for being so faithful in providing not only our needs, but the needs of the ministry.  […]

Oscar Muriu: On Humble Incarnational Ministry!

Oscar Muriu: On Humble Incarnational Ministry!


Urbana, as you may have already heard, is “the largest student missions conference in the world, Urbana is a catalytic event held every three years, bringing together a diverse mix of students, alumni, missions practitioners and church leaders.  The 24th Urbana takes place December 27-31, 2015 in St. Louis, Missouri.”  Urbana 09 is where, my Church […]

The Peace of Christ For Troubled Hearts

The Peace of Christ For Troubled Hearts


“Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your hearts be troubled, neither let them be afraid” (John 14: 27). This is the kind of peace that the world cannot give or take away.  It is His peace. “My peace […]

A Hole in Our Leadership and Gospel Hope!

A Hole in Our Leadership and Gospel Hope!


As I woke up this morning, several thoughts ran through my head that I felt compelled to share (in light of the recent ministry course I took here in Tokyo).  This is part 2, following my previous post on Effective Elderships: Fostering Clear Roles, Healthy Function, and Strong Leadership. ______________________________________________________________________ “Keep a close watch on […]

Not To Us But To Your Name Give Glory!

Not To Us But To Your Name Give Glory!


It’s All About Jesus. Reading through the stories in the O.T and the N.T we know that the Bible is one big story in which Jesus is the ultimate hero. The scriptures are for us, but not about us.  They are mainly about Jesus.  This is why Luke said of Jesus:  “And beginning with Moses […]

Sing Over Me | A Dennis Jernigan Documentary

Sing Over Me | A Dennis Jernigan Documentary


A documentary directed by a friend Jacob Kindberg (BIOLA graduate) on Dennis Jernigan.