Some Tension is Beautiful

Some Tension is Beautiful

This article originally appeared in Pentecost Today Magazine, 2022, Issue 1. Most of us try to avoid tension. We generally don’t like holding two things at the same time, balancing multiple perspectives, or navigating conflicting ideas. We often think that simplifying...
Raising Next Generation, Spirit-Filled Leaders

Raising Next Generation, Spirit-Filled Leaders

The following post originally appeared in Renewal Ministries’ June 2020 newsletter. Last October, the id team took a few days to pray, evaluate, celebrate, and seek the Lord’s will for our work in 2022. While we anticipated the time would be fruitful and...

Accompaniment: Important but Insufficient

This article originally appeared in Renewal Ministries’ October 2019 newsletter. Friendship is a universal desire and one of God’s great gifts to humanity. Preaching the Gospel and making disciples can seem intimidating, only for the very wise and holy, or even...

Run the Race: Grow and Go

This article originally appeared in the July/August 2019 issue of Faith Magazine. Anyone who’s played sports, pursued music or developed a new personal skill or trait has probably heard it said, “If you’re not getting better, you’re getting worse!” While overly...