Posts By: Larry Stamm

This is War!

I witnessed many a hard fought match when I was a college tennis coach. Two competitors, bashing shot after shot, each point hotly contested. Hours later, after lots of sweat, emotion and a handful of game-changing points, the match concluded – one player victorious, the other galiant in defeat. In tennis terms, we’d call a… Read more »

What is our message?

In the midst of the information age and the advent of 21st Century technologies, we are literally bombarded with messages on a daily basis. Frankly, it takes much work to sift through and determine what messages are important, what messages to engage, and ultimately what messages to act upon. Yet, one message is singular, transcendent,… Read more »

Evangelism is a Process

Evangelism is a process, not an event! Paradoxically, “the process” is made up of separate events which God uses in an individual’s journey to faith. Jesus’ parable of the soils in the Gospels (Luke 8:4-15, Matthew 13:1-23, Mark 4:1-20) sheds light on this reality. We’re called to sow gospel seed, which is the Word of… Read more »

Shall we begin?

I like physical training.  I’ve been working out since my youth.  But to be honest, I also like when a workout is completed.  The satisfaction I derive includes all the immediate benefits of a relaxed mind and body, and longer-term benefits such as the decreased risk of various health problems.  A physical training routine is… Read more »