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.read more
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.read more
When someone tells you they go to an ACTS church, I’d like you to ask them if they are these four things, one at a time.
…None of these are meant as a direct attack, but they are meant as a loose root on the trail to trip you up.read more
Whatever we celebrate about Christ’s doing today, whatever joy we have in His resurrection and defeat of death, we can hold on to not only as a great work for our sake, but also as an example to follow.read more
I asked a mentor-friend of mine about learning to study the Bible better. Specifically my question was “What’s the big deal about learning Greek if you have a dozen different Bible translations at your fingertips?” He said that learning Greek was really good, but not everyone is wired for that. Here is what he...read more