Entries from May 2011

Cross-Cultural Ministry Lessons (Part 1)

Date May 31, 2011

Melodee, Matt with Eddie and Jessica Torres (A 23 year friendship in ministry) Experience with Cross-Cultural Ministry Melodee and I are hard-wired to work in a multiethnic community. God started this in Matthew in High School. “My earliest encounter with Lucho fused the desire to work with people of other races and cultures. This grew […]

John Piper Interviews Rick Warren

Date May 27, 2011

Photo Credit: apprising.org Full disclosure: Rick Warren is Dr. Matthew and Melodee Smith’s Pastor. We have been members at Saddleback since 2005. We believe this interview will be tremendously enlightening! On May 1, respected author and speaker John Piper sat down with Rick Warren, pastor of Saddleback Church. Piper quizzed Warren on the doctrine surrounding […]

How Do You Get College Students Involved in the Church’s Mission and Ministry?

Date May 25, 2011

Recently I was asked, “What ways have you seen that are successful for folding college students or recently graduated college students into a larger fellowship?”  Essentially, this person wanted to know, “How do you get college age students involved in the church’s mission and min My response included 6 key thoughts … You have to […]

2 Chronicles – The Temple Is Destroyed By the Wickedness of the Kings of Judah (10-36)

Date May 24, 2011

Artwork Credit: marcohara.blogspot.com Editor’s Note: We continue our series of blogs for those who are reading the Bible with us cover-to-cover this year. Interspersed with our thoughts on our daily reading, we want to provide some tips about reading the Bible in general. 2 Chronicles: The Spiritual Evaluation of Judah’s Kings The old adage, “What […]

Hello Wisconsin Friends! It's All About the Mission!

Date May 23, 2011

You are invited to attend! Bring a friend!

2 Chronicles – The Temple Is Constructed By the Workmen of King Solomon (1-9)

Date May 22, 2011

Artwork Credit: kenraggio.com Editor’s Note: We continue our series of blogs for those who are reading the Bible with us cover-to-cover this year. Interspersed with our thoughts on our daily reading, we want to provide some tips about reading the Bible in general. 2 Chronicles: The Spiritual Evaluation of Judah’s Kings The old adage, “What […]

1 Chronicles – The Last Days of David

Date May 20, 2011

Map Credit: jesusreigns.wordpress.com Editor’s Note: We continue our series of blogs for those who are reading the Bible with us cover-to-cover this year. Interspersed with our thoughts on our daily reading, we want to provide some tips about reading the Bible in general. 1 Chronicles: The Spiritual Life of David (about 40 years) Remember that […]

Chicagoland: It's All About the Mission!

Date May 19, 2011

You are invited to attend! Bring a friend!

1 Chronicles – The Temple of David

Date May 18, 2011

Photo Credit: everydaysaholiday.org Editor’s Note: We continue our series of blogs for those who are reading the Bible with us cover-to-cover this year. Interspersed with our thoughts on our daily reading, we want to provide some tips about reading the Bible in general. 1 Chronicles: The Spiritual Life of David (about 40 years) Remember that […]

1 Chronicles – The Victories of David

Date May 17, 2011

Photo Credit: askmen.com Editor’s Note: We continue our series of blogs for those who are reading the Bible with us cover-to-cover this year. Interspersed with our thoughts on our daily reading, we want to provide some tips about reading the Bible in general. 1 Chronicles: The Spiritual Life of David (about 40 years) Remember that […]