Category Archives: Unstoppable

August 31 – Unstoppable – Our “all consuming” ministry

Read Matthew 28:1-20 Although I have read this chapter countless times, I was struck by the exhaustive nature of the last three verses.  The mission of the unstoppable church . . . Originates from the One who has all authority.  This is … Continue reading

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August 30 – Unstoppable – More than a tradition!

Read Acts 2:37-47 The events you read about in the Bible took place in late May or early June around 30 a.d.  Meanwhile, I am writing these lines on Sunday, August 25, 2019. But today and that day nearly two millennia … Continue reading

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August 29 – Unstoppable – Stained glass windows

Read 1 Corinthians 3:1-22 Stained glass windows have long been used as artwork in local churches.  Their purpose may be as simple and beautiful as allowing light into the church in a kaleidoscope of colors.  Or they often also serve as … Continue reading

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August 28 – Unstoppable – Marriage and the Church

Read Ephesians 5:22-33 I talk briefly about this passage at weddings I officiate, but I am not sure that anyone really pays attention.  I can’t blame them.  The bride and groom are often so mesmerized by each other that the preacher … Continue reading

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August 27 – Unstoppable – Love

Read 1 John 4:7-21 You don’t have to ask the typical parent to love his/her child.  It seems to be natural and inherent to the relationship.  And it manifests itself as a powerful emotion that causes the mom or the dad … Continue reading

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August 26 – Unstoppable – Grace group on mission

Read Matthew 10:1-42 “He appointed twelve that they might be with him and that he might send them out to preach and to have authority to drive out demons.”  (Mark 2:14, 15) When that day finally came for the sending of … Continue reading

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August 25 – Unstoppable – One another

Read Hebrews 10:1-25 Have you ever encountered a Jesus follower who had no affiliation with a local church?  I have.  Let me share in broad strokes my experience with such people.  In most instances, they are not particularly consistent in Bible … Continue reading

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August 24 – Unstoppable – Unstoppable church: incredible power

Read Ephesians 1:15-2:10 As we continue to learn about the unstoppable church that Christ is building, it is important that we stop occasionally to review the resume of qualifications and accomplishments of this great Architect.  In fact, Paul even prayed that … Continue reading

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August 23 – Unstoppable – Unstoppable church: unlimited forgiveness

Read Matthew 18:15-35 Christ’s unstoppable church is to be characterized by unlimited forgiveness.  Unfortunately, in the ebb and flow of real life, most of us would share Peter’s conviction and equation. Same person + seven offenses + seven pardons = insane generosity. But seven represents the limit.  … Continue reading

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August 22 – Unstoppable – Two essential ministry ingredients

Read Matthew 23:1-39 They were perhaps the most highly regarded among most of their Jewish contemporaries.  Unfortunately, they were also the most heavily reprimanded by the One who truly counted.  They were the scribes and Pharisees. What was it that made … Continue reading

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