Hello Partners and Friends,
This past week my earthly grandfather, Dr. Harold North, and one of my spiritual grandfathers, Dr. T.L. Osborn, passed from this life and are now rejoicing with their Savior in heaven. Like Paul they can both say: “I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.” 2 Timothy 4:7 (ESV)
This has obviously been a sad week for me but I want to take this time and share with you lessons I’ve learned from them both.
My grandfather was a faithful pastor, church planter and preacher. He was also a loving and faithful husband, father and grandfather. As a student pastor I all too often see the damage in children when their fathers are not present. There is power when a man of God remains faithful to his calling, wife and family.
Dr. Osborn … Read More »
In our recession we are seeing a generation struggling to find work. We have a lack of jobs for all the workers who are eager to work. However, in the Kingdom of God we have a different problem. We have more work than we can imagine but we cannot seem to find the ‘workers’ who will get the job done.
Luke 10:2 – These were his instructions to them: “The harvest is great, but the workers are few. So pray to the Lord who is in charge of the harvest; ask him to send more workers into his fields. (NLT)
Bill Wilson of Metro Ministries said recently, “If you’re going to plow a field do you want to use a 1000 chickens or 2 oxen?” Then he said, “Don’t be a chicken.” Many of us believers ‘chicken’ out of the Great Commission. … Read More »