For the Horde

I have to tell you something about this God of ours. I’ll let you in on a little secret. He cares a lot about the people out there. So much so, that he’d sacrifice His own son to reach them…and he’d sacrifice you.

Let me say that again. He’d sacrifice your life to rescue theirs.

God knows that in order to win a war, you have to sacrifice soldiers.

If you don’t believe me, flip through the pages of Foxes Book of Martyrs to find your proof. Within the covers of that book is a roster of fearless soldiers whom God has sacrificed to take captives from the other side of no man’s land. Until you realize that about Him, you won’t really understand what it is we’re doing here. This God of the prophets sent them out with very unpopular messages until they were stoned, sawn in two, lived in caves

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Be Batman

You want to be Batman right?

There’s a motivational poster out there that says, “Always be yourself. Unless you can be Batman. Always be Batman” If ministers were superheroes, most pastors would be like Superman; straight, squeaky clean, all-american boy scouts. Californians might get a pass and get to be Aquaman because they’re always surfing when they should be studying.

Some resemble the Flash, zipping about in a flurry of activity, meeting with people over cups of milk infused espresso.

Church planters get to be Batman.

Correction. Church planters who target Gotham city get to be Batman. Batman wouldn’t be the same guy if he was in Metropolis. It’s the difference

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