Category Archives: Bill’s Blog

Obeying

[Part IV in a series on Abiding in Christ] Jesus wants us to love him! He tells his disciples that their obedience is the demonstration of their love for him. My obedience to Christ’s commands gives evidence to whether or not I … Continue reading

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Loving

[Part III in a series on Abiding in Christ.] I’ve been surprised over the past few years by how difficult it is to love like Jesus did. I’ve found myself challenged within the church community to love those who are critical of … Continue reading

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Asking

[Part II in a series on Abiding in Christ.] While Jesus’ call to abide is about relationship, it is also about the resulting fruit that brings glory to our Father and demonstrates that we are his disciples. I like to think of … Continue reading

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Abiding

Here is a charge for us as we team up together in the work God has given us to do for his glory in 2015. The health of the team starts with the health of each individual member on the … Continue reading

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Working Properly

Most people mistakenly refer to the church as a structure where people come together to worship & fellowship together. We say phrases like, I go to church or where do you go to church? We name our churches and put … Continue reading

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Humility is the Way Forward

Last week I wrote that worship was the way forward for us, and that is exactly where Romans 12 starts. In view of God’s mercies (all that Paul has written up to this point in his letter to the Romans) … Continue reading

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Worship is the Way Forward

A few weeks ago my wife and I received some life-coaching on how to have difficult conversations. Our coach asked us to answer three questions, first considering them separately and then discussing them together. What do I need? What do … Continue reading

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Seeking the Presence of God

May 21, 2014 9:42 AM “Seek the LORD and his strength; seek his presence continually!” (Psalms 105:4 ESV) Scattered throughout the Scriptures, we see the heart of a longing worshiper for the experience of God’s presence. After all, is there … Continue reading

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Delighting in God

May 14, 2014 9:12 AM As I work my way through David Platt’s Follow Me study, now in the 3rd week on Delighting in God, I realize that we have come to the heart of the matter. This is why … Continue reading

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Worship Fuels Following Jesus

April 28, 2014 7:31 AM Trinity Church is doing a church wide campaign called, Follow Me, complemented by a teaching series by David Platt. Our discussion in my small group this week reminded me how important corporate worship is for … Continue reading

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