Tagged: sermon

How to Really Change the Lives of People

Most people want to know that their life matters. You can call it making a difference in the world, searching for the meaning of life, discovering your purpose, identifying your calling, proving yourself, changing the world, making a dent in the universe,...

What about Asian American Preaching

Professor Daniel Wong at Tyndale Seminary recently presented at a workshop on “The Art of Preaching in Asian American Settings” and I talked with him about his insights about the distinctives of Asian American preaching. Watch the video: On his web page...

recalibrating my talking points

Keen observers here at my personal blog may have noticed a change of pace with blog posts as of late. This disruption of rhythm involves 2 things. One, I’ve been rethinking how I can better communicate my own voice while representing 2...

2/21 seminar: how to listen to a sermon

A pastor friend I know, from my old DTS days (Dallas Seminary), is doing a free seminar on sermon appreciation in 2 weeks: How To Listen To A Sermon: A Seminar [link to facebook event page] Mark 4:23 “If anyone has ears...

Why does it hurt so much?

Listen in on my sermon [mp3] titled “Why does it hurt so much?” based on John 11:17-36, delivered this morning at Great Commission Community Church in Arlington, Virginia. I stayed in the moment and somber mood of the past week, so the...

a new kind of sermon for me

I’ve just finished my sermon outline for tomorrow. I’ll be guest-speaking at Great Commission Community Church in Arlington, Virginia, the next county over from Centreville. The preaching date was scheduled months ago. I was actually on the phone with the church coordinator...

recorded conversations

What a full day! So after my sermon yesterday morning, I needed to get myself rehydrated. Stopped by the Tenleytown Whole Foods and grabbed a bottle of Naked Juice Mighty Mango. Then an afternoon nap, leftovers for dinner, and get our monthly...