565 – Weekly Briefing
You’ll notice we have a new format to the Weekly Briefing. I write a blog (patrickmorley.com) that has increasingly become the source for the Weekly Briefings. But there’s so much other relevant content I blog about that we wanted to let you know what’s out there. So from now on, we will send you this digest each week and you can choose what you’d like to read. We hope you enjoy it! If you have any suggestions to improve it, please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
July 11, 2014 | Fully God, Fully Man
From the story of the woman who touched the hem of Jesus’ robe and was healed, a glimpse into the deep mystery of Christ’s nature: How interesting that in His divinity Jesus knew that power had flowed out of Him, but in His humanity He had to ask where it went.
July 10, 2014 | What Are The Prayers That God Will Answer?
We have all asked for something in the name of Jesus that we did not receive–something important and precious to us, perhaps something for which we were desperate.
But Jesus said, “Anyone who has faith in me will do what I have been doing…. Whatever you ask in My name, that will I do…. If you ask Me anything in My name, I will do it” (John 14:12-14). Notice that for emphasis, Jesus stated his promise twice…
July 9, 2014 | Harvard Business School Professor On Impact Of Religion
I have watched this 2 minute video of Clay Christensen, Professor at Harvard Business School, three times. It is powerful and compelling. Best quote, “If you take away religion, you can’t hire enough police.”
July 8, 2014 | Discipleship The Key To a Satisfying Life
Jesus said, “I came to give you a rich and satisfying life” (John 10:10). What is a rich and satisfying life?
Jesus spent 3 ½ years training his disciples to go and make disciples. That’s a rich and satisfying life. He didn’t spend 3 ½ years training them how to achieve worldly success and prosperity.
July 7, 2014 | If You’re Thinking About Giving Up
Do you remember how you felt at the start? You were so confident that it was God who had called you to your task or mission. Now you’re not so sure. It’s so much harder than you expected. As a result, you’ve started to doubt.