Born in 1750 in Burke County, VA, George Liele’s life is the remarkable journey from being a slave of men to the true freedom of being a slave of righteousness. Set free by his earthly master Henry Sharp to go preach the gospel to slaves on plantations in Georgia and South Carolina, hardship during theContinue reading “2.2 — George Liele and the Church as Global Witness”
Season 2 is on its way! This season we will learn about Missionary Heroes. Each episode will focus on one missionary and on one aspect of functional theology in his or her life. Episodes will feature the lives of Jim and Elisabeth Eliot, George Liele, Lottie Moon, Adoniram Judson, Hudson Taylor, John G. Paton, BetsyContinue reading “2.1 — Introduction to Missionary Heroes”
Maybe you’ve thought about trying to get into Scripture memorization. Maybe you tried to start this year but got stuck. Maybe you need some motivation. Here is everything you need, the why and the how of Scripture memorization. I give some tips, tricks, and advice while also pointing out a few pitfalls to avoid! I’ve beenContinue reading “1.10 — How to Memorize Scripture 101”
I’m going to do a podcast soon on Scripture memorization. But until then, I was trying to find a good time to drop this…now is as good as any. I was going to try to explain this, but really, you just need to hear it. One thing, I have not reordered, altered, or changed aContinue reading “Romans 9: An Unconventional Memory Aid”
Gifts, presents, and Christmas resources for all! In this episode, I share lots of fun seasonal articles, sermons, and resources for you to further explore! Read more about the Magi: “Seeing Ourselves in the Story of the Magi” at IMB.org “Wise Men, Magi, or Kings? It’s Complicated.” at Christianity Today “We _______ Kings: How ManyContinue reading “1.8 — Christmas: Reformers, Unicorns, Grinches, and More!”
I’ve packed this episode with so much content you’ll never ask another question about the Magi. What should we call them? Magi? Wise men? Kings? And how many were there? 3? 10? Should we tear “We Three Kings” from the holiday section of our hymnals? Read more in my Christianity Today article Magi, Wise Men,Continue reading “1.7 — Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about the Wise Men”
Scrolling through the news. Scarfing down meals. Shuttling kids to programs and practices. After a frantic autumn, I feel like I’m doing everything half-cocked. I’m trying to slow down this holiday season by rediscovering what it looks like to feast with the King.