The following was from a previous post. If you're reading this post you're probably like so many others right now looking for work. Needing a good cover letter doesn't strike many as high on the priority list but it really does matter to many employers. I haven't earned a PhD in cover letter theory but... Continue Reading →
Jesus, just as John the Baptist told us that you will baptize with the Holy Spirit and fire, do so in your church and in our midst. We need the water of obedience to be turned into the wine of purifying jubilee. Please do not pass us by. We are waiting patiently and importunatly. With... Continue Reading →
Words can't express the way I feel about my time in Colombia last week with the rest of the crew from Abundant Life. Here's a video of our experience together.
This was in a previous post but now with an added video testimony. My dad, Mike Holman, is a pastor in southern Indiana. He and my mom live in the parsonage on the church property and they have a neighbor named Ralph. Ralph wasn't a believer but he really liked talking to my dad. Dad... Continue Reading →
There's 100 of us collectively from Kansas City (Abundant Life, Lee's Summit), Rogersville Arkansas, Costa Rica, El Salvador, and our host, Vida Nueva Iglesia, from Bogotá. The mornings are spent downtown evangelizing. Today we took the Merchant route and bought time with people. The first conversation was with a shoe shiner and our second being... Continue Reading →
OK, I've heard a false statement over and over in reference to evangelism, that when someone rejects the gospel, "...they're not rejecting you. They're rejecting Jesus." There's one BIG problem with that. I believe that the people who say it are well-intentioned and that they're not bad people - they're just wrong. Philippians 3:17 "...that... Continue Reading →
Grew up in pastors home (check) Went to Christian school (check) Only missed church a handful of times in whole life (check) Went to Bible College (check) Married another pastor's kid (check) Begat 5 pastor's kids of my own (check) Have only ever been in ministry vocationally (check) Finally received assurance of salvation (check) It... Continue Reading →
The best type of evangelism is done through the basis of relationships but sometimes you don’t have that luxury. Christians need to be ready whenever the need arises to give the gospel, whether or not there is an ongoing relationship with the person. This is typical when you meet people on a plane, in another... Continue Reading →