Resources for Personal Development

Planter Killers: Approval

Planter Killers: Approval

For as long as I can remember, I’ve struggled with approval. The question, “What do people...
Abide: Fasting for Jesus

Abide: Fasting for Jesus

On the playground of spiritual disciplines fasting gets picked last, and sometimes not at all if...
Abide: The church’s mission

Abide: The church’s mission

There’s something about becoming a professional Christian (aka pastor, church planter, missionary, etc…) that makes the...
Abide: Church community

Abide: Church community

Every first Sunday of the month, as a church, we take communion together. Before we take...
Abide: Observing the Sabbath

Abide: Observing the Sabbath

Our culture is sick with busyness and constant connectedness. Almost everyone seems exhausted just trying to...
Abide: Consistent prayer

Abide: Consistent prayer

Let’s just put this reality on the table: many church leaders struggle with prayer. We know...
Abide: Bible Intake

Abide: Bible Intake

Living in the Word: Bible Intake for Church Planters I was a new believer, and my...
Jonah: Pouting Prophet

Jonah: Pouting Prophet

The following blog is an excerpt from Paul David Tripp’s regular blog which can be found...
Jonah: Disappointed

Jonah: Disappointed

The following blog is an excerpt from Paul David Tripp’s regular blog which can be found...
Jonah: Called to Go

Jonah: Called to Go

The following blog is an excerpt from Paul David Tripp’s regular blog which can be found...
Just Another Bum

Just Another Bum

Rocky Balboa is talking to Adrian and he says: “Who am I kiddin’? I ain’t even...
Help Yourself

Help Yourself

Just prior to take-off, the scheduled, and albeit slightly annoying, safety instructions are announced on the...