Those words popped up on my Twitter feed this afternoon. Check out Darrin Patrick I've spent nearly two years trying to identify the issues that plagued my life in marriage, parenthood, and ministry. One of the places I've landed? Passivity. Passivity is the tactic used by the Enemy that gets me to disconnect, to withdraw … Continue reading Passivity. Will. Kill. You.
Dreams are a funny thing. As kids, we dream big. We have aspirations to become President of the United States, to play shortstop for our favorite baseball team or to be that famous actor or actress. As time goes by, we are influenced by the world around us and so are our dreams. Some where … Continue reading for fear of dreaming
Originally posted June 5, 2008 In ministry, criticism comes early and often. I believe that mostly this happens because people understand what they want, but mostly they have no idea what they really need. Everyone of us in ministry has gotten one of those criticism-laden, UNSIGNED letters about how we are totally missing the mark, … Continue reading How Do You Handle Criticism? [REPOST]
Welcome back to jasongordon[dot]org! It has been a long time since I strung together more than two posts. A lot of things have been happening in this little life of mine. I won't go into that here, but it is good to be back. One thing I have learned in the past four or five … Continue reading Wanting More
My retreat week was amazing. God came through just as he always does, the key this week was that I was actually still enough to hear him. It was like God was beating on a bass drum on my retreat. He spoke similar messages through his Word and several authors that I read during my … Continue reading Who am I?
Have you ever played cornhole? No, I'm serious, stop laughing... A few weeks ago, we brought our families together with some friends and partners in ministry just to have some food and fun! I love our leaders...
No, I'm not going anywhere! In your small group silly! Sometimes we get it in our heads that when we join a small group we are in it for life. For some it works that way, not out of obligation, but out of a deep sense of belonging and intimacy. There are just some people … Continue reading Knowing when to say goodbye