Here are two excerpts from “The Forgotten Ways” by Alan Hirsch A Note to Leaders and Introduction: http://www.cmaresources.org/files/ForgottenWaysHandbook-excerpt.pdf and Introduction and Chapter 1 – Confessions of a Frustrated Missionary: http://assets.bakerpublishinggroup.com/processed/book-resources/files/Hirsch.pdf? 1362591025 I’m not sure if I’m allowed to link to these or not, which is why I am not hosting them on my own pages but leading you back to their original sites.
and they set up false witnesses who said, “This man never ceases to speak words against this holy place and the law, 14 for we have heard him say that this Jesus of Nazareth will destroy this place and will change the customs that Moses delivered to us.” … It represented a lot to the Jewish people, but at the same time the building they were in was far beyond God’s design and had a ton of improvements from an evil Gentile ruler.
Like right now when I’m sitting at a table at Starbucks and I can’t make my eyes stop watering, can’t stop my face from grimacing, can’t stop laughing at the glory and awesomeness of God! … And then inside there is a still, small voice that says, “No Dan, sometimes they are just for you.” and then I cry more.
The other night I got to announce that the Evansville Rescue Mission is moving to the old VA clinic on 500 E. … There were a lot of questions, but then I got to preach for a few minutes to finish my mini-series on Galatians.
Since last November, I’ve had the absolute honor to be a part of the lives of men that stay at the Evansville Rescue Mission. One of them stopped me in the parking lot today to talk since he’s going to be leaving this week and we might not meet up again.