Best of 2014 – Volume 8

$Best of 2014 2A Church without a Table is like a Castle without a Throne.

When you become comfortable with being uncomfortable, there is no limit on your growth. Embrace discomfort. – Dr Henry Cloud

“The only opportunity you will ever have to live by faith is in the circumstances you are provided this very day.” -Eugene Peterson

The thing isn’t that they defy morality by saying sin has no punishment; it’s that they defy science by saying action has no consequence. -Chesterton

Detox your anxiety, worry & fear by sitting in solitude and silence until you are safely through the shakes and the sweats.

The more that wisdom enters our hearts, the more we will be able to trust our hearts in difficult situations. Notice that wisdom is not cramming our head with principles. It is developing a discerning heart.

The best view comes after the hardest climb. -WT

My salvation experience was more severe than I thought. I had another episode last night.

A good portion of the church is in love with love, not in love with Jesus.

God gave us the mind to protect the heart, not to usurp it.

Some pastors have been anointed by a flask of oil (Saul), others by a horn of oil (David) and there is a noticeable difference.

123The pulpiteers of evangelicalism replaced the center of the church (table and font ) with a pulpit. For the past 20 years the CULTure of the church has been the “praise band” and with that has been the growing night club atmosphere of darkness and show lights. Why do we worship in the dark? Is it to try and create something we don’t have? Seeking artificial presence rather than incarnational presence.

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About Michael Welchert

My wife Diana and I have been married since 1985 and have five wonderful children. I have been in ministry since 1980 and we currently reside in the Denver, CO area.
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