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The Reinvention of Prayer

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Reinvention of Highland

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Reinvention of Highland At a gathering of staff and elders of the Highland church recently, one of our elders gave an unexpected confession: “I sort of miss those hard times. We never prayed more as a leadership than we did back then.” “Those hard times” […]

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No More Someday Churches

This entry is part 27 of 27 in the series Gospel

This entry is part 27 of 27 in the series Gospel The Year of Jubilee was a future moment which Jews in the worst of situations could look forward to with great anticipation. And Jesus, in his first sermon, determined to seize that moment and turn it into reality through his ministry. He was the […]

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The Reinvention of Highland (Part 1)

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Reinvention of Highland

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Reinvention of Highland   John Eldredge writes, “Life unfolds like a drama…Each day has a beginning and an end. There are all sorts of characters, all sorts of settings. A year goes by like a chapter from a novel. Sometimes it seems like a tragedy. […]

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Jesus’ First Word: Today

This entry is part 26 of 27 in the series Gospel

This entry is part 26 of 27 in the series Gospel Into a religious world dominated with “Someday” thinking, Jesus preached “Today” thinking. Not that “Someday” thinking was unique to his world. It’s also a common theme in our world: For the students enrolled at a local non-profit organization in Memphis called HopeWorks, someday is […]

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