Tag Archives: deed

Be Not Boastful

Be not boastful. Do good deeds simply because good deeds need to be done, not to gain recognition from men or rewards in heaven for your good deeds. It is the deed motivated by grace and humility that shines and … Continue reading

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All to Him I Owe

I once wrote “because I have a lot of sin to cover” in response to a question about why I do so much missional work. I look back now and see what a misinformed answer that was. I can’t repay … Continue reading

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Newsletter Excerpt

Often I am asked what inspired me to write the specific one hundred ways to be like Jesus which comprise the book, and the honest answer is I have been inspired by the Bible itself and the writings of many … Continue reading

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More Q&A about Lead Serve Love

How did you come up with the concept of three-word ways to live and love Jesus? Why three words? Many of us struggle to memorize Bible verses, but we can remember the three word hook embedded in many verses, such … Continue reading

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Sharing the Faith

The Apostle Paul wrote “I pray that you may be active in sharing your faith, so that you will have a full understanding of every good thing we have in Christ.” (Philemon 1:6, NIV) I’ve confessed in the past how … Continue reading

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Volunteerism

I stood back and observed as men pulled groceries from shelves and filled bags with what the waiting women would turn into meals to feed their families. In what might have been a somber setting, I was struck by all … Continue reading

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It’s About Giving

The morning came when I was to volunteer for Rainbow Village. They were moving their offices from the original location in Norcross to a new address in Duluth, and I had offered to help with the move. As I prepared … Continue reading

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Works Inspired by Faith

Are you living in comfortable surroundings, enjoying nice things, lacking none of life’s necessities? If so, walk in someone else’s shoes for a moment… Imagine coming home to find there is no table on which to share dinner with your … Continue reading

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