[Post Conference Devo] Psalm 150:6

Psalm 150:6 Let everything that has breath praise the Lord! Praise the Lord! As we have mentioned, we have been seeking to focus on EVERYTHING through these daily devotionals. We talked about it in light of: EVERYTHING we are…for His glory – our story, our vision/values, our distinctives, etc. EVERYTHING we are doing…for His gloryContinue Reading

[Post Conference Devo] Luke 5:10-11

Luke 5:10-11 And Jesus said to Simon, “Do not be afraid; from now on you will be catching men.” And when they had brought their boats to land, they left EVERYTHING and followed Him. “With all their imperfections, which were both numerous and great, these humble fishermen of Galilee had, at the very outset ofContinue Reading

[Post Conference Devo] Psalm 96:12

Psalm 96:12 …let the field exult, and everything in it! Then shall all the trees of the forest sing for joy… The whole of creation exists for the celebration of God’s glory, from the largest galaxy to the smallest molecule. God is a happy God. Delight was in Him as He created. (Prov 8:30-31). AndContinue Reading

[Post Conference Devo] Mark 10:28-30

Mark 10:28–30 Peter began to say to him, “See, we have left everything and followed you.” Jesus said, “Truly, I say to you, there is no one who has left house or brothers or sisters or mother or father or children or lands, for my sake and for the gospel, who will not receive aContinue Reading

[Post Conference Devo] Mark 12:44

Mark 12:44 For they all contributed out of their abundance, but she out of her poverty has put in everything she had, all she had to live on. “A LOT or EVERYTHING?” We set up our time at the Global Staff Conference to help us reflect on EVERYTHING.  We talked about it in light of:Continue Reading

[Post Conference Devo] 1 Timothy 4:4-5

1 Timothy 4:4-5 “For everything created by God is good, and nothing is to be rejected if it is received with thanksgiving, for it is made holy by the word of God and prayer.” This summer I turned 50.  So…I’ve been having my quiet times in 1 Timothy, 2 Timothy and Titus to see whatContinue Reading

[Post Conference Devo] Philippians 4:6

Philippians 4:6 “…do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.” What multitudes of prayers we have put up from the first moment when we learned to pray. Our first prayer was a prayer for ourselves; we asked that God wouldContinue Reading

[Post Conference Devo] Matthew 28:18-20

Matthew 28:18-20 “ALL authority in heaven and on earth has been given to Me. Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And behold, I am withContinue Reading

[Post Conference Devo] 2 Corinthians 6:10

2 Corinthians 6:10 …as sorrowful, yet always rejoicing; as poor, yet making many rich; as having nothing, yet possessing everything. Paul and his co-labourers were servants of God who suffered greatly (2 Cor 6:4-10).  They suffered what most of us have not suffered in the contexts in which we labour, although one day we couldContinue Reading

[Post Conference Devo] 1 Corinthians 10:33

1 Corinthians 10:33 …just as I try to please everyone in everything I do, not seeking my own advantage, but that of many, that they may be saved. To please everyone in everything I do is different from the normal perspective I have heard, and what I have used on many occasions in dealing withContinue Reading

[Post Conference Devo] Hebrews 13:20-21

Hebrews 13:20-21 Now may the God of peace who brought again from the dead our Lord Jesus, the great shepherd of the sheep, by the blood of the eternal covenant, equip you with everything good that you may do his will, working in us that which is pleasing in his sight, through Jesus Christ, toContinue Reading

[Post Conference Devo] Hebrews 12:1-3

Hebrews 12:1-3 Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and sin which clings so closely, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us, looking to Jesus, the founder and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy that was set before him enduredContinue Reading

[Post Conference Devo] 2 Corinthians 6:10

2 Corinthians 6:10 …as sorrowful, yet always rejoicing; as poor, yet making many rich; as having nothing, yet possessing everything. Are you a “glass half-empty” person or a “glass half-full” person? Often people easily categorize others as optimists or pessimists. The optimists feel good about themselves because “who wants to point out the dark sideContinue Reading

[Post Conference Devo] Colossians 1:18

Colossians 1:18 And he is the head of the body, the church; he is the beginning and the firstborn from among the dead, so that in everything he might have the supremacy. One of the things I love about Campus Outreach is that a local church started it. God’s central agency for accomplishing all HeContinue Reading

[Post Conference Devo] Job 28:24

Job 28:24 For he looks to the ends of the earth and sees everything under the heavens. At first glance this verse brings to mind the pervasiveness of God. He looks to the end of the earth and sees everything. Not one thing in all creation can escape his gaze. After verse 24 Job goesContinue Reading

[Post Conference Devo] Colossians 3:20

Colossians 3:20 Children, obey your parents in everything, for this pleases the Lord. As a parent, one of my greatest desires and delights is the obedience of my children. The obedience of my children is a desire because I want them to take my words seriously. It is a desire because I want them toContinue Reading

[Post Conference Devo] 1 Peter 1:3-6

1 Peter 1:3-6 Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In his great mercy he has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, and into an inheritance that can never perish, spoil or fade – kept in heaven for you,Continue Reading

[Post Conference Devo] 1 Peter 4:11

1 Peter 4:11 …whoever speaks, as one who speaks oracles of God; whoever serves, as one who serves by the strength that God supplies—in order that in everything God may be glorified through Jesus Christ. To him belong glory and dominion forever and ever. Amen. Using our gifts is synonymous with glorifying God. Often weContinue Reading

[Post Conference Devo] Matthew 28:18-20

Matthew 28:18-20 And Jesus came and said to them, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in[a] the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And behold, I am with you always, to the endContinue Reading

[Post Conference Devo] 2 Timothy 2:10

2 Timothy 2:10 Therefore I endure everything for the sake of the elect, that they also may obtain the salvation that is in Christ Jesus with eternal glory.   I had just been told “no” in a support raising follow up call for what seemed like the hundredth time. I’m sure I really had beenContinue Reading

[Post Conference Devo] 1 Corinthians 15:58

1 Corinthians 15:58 Therefore, my beloved brothers, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that in the Lord your labor is not in vain. “All the faithful labor of God’s servants which time seems to bury in the dust of failure, will be raised up, will be found to beContinue Reading

[Post Conference Devo] Hebrews 11:13-16

Hebrews 11:13-16 These all died in faith, not having received the things promised, but having seen them and greeted them from afar, and having acknowledged that they were strangers and exiles on the earth. 14 For people who speak thus make it clear that they are seeking a homeland. 15 If they had been thinking of that land from which they hadContinue Reading

[Post Conference Devo] John 7:37-38

John 7:37-38 37 On the last day of the feast, the great day, Jesus stood up and cried out, “If anyone thirsts, let him come to me and drink. 38 Whoever believes in me, as[a] the Scripture has said, ‘Out of his heart will flow rivers of living water.’  ”Only one thing prevents Jesus fillingContinue Reading

[Post Conference Devo] Matthew 4:1-11

Matthew 4:1-11 Then Jesus was led up by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil. 2 And after fasting forty days and forty nights, he was hungry. 3 And the tempter came and said to him, “If you are the Son of God, command these stones to become loaves of bread.” 4 But he answered, “It is written, “‘Man shall not liveContinue Reading

[Post Conference Devo] 1 Peter 4:11

1 Peter 4:11 whoever speaks, as one who speaks oracles of God; whoever serves, as one who serves by the strength that God supplies—in order that in everything God may be glorified through Jesus Christ. To him belong glory and dominion forever and ever. Amen.  ‘Take my life and let it be consecrated, Lord toContinue Reading

[Post Conference Devo] 1 Timothy 4:4,5

1 Timothy 4:4, 5 For everything created by God is good, and nothing is to be rejected if it is received with thanksgiving, for it is made holy by the word of God and prayer.  The Lord who gives us everything we need for life and godliness also provides “everything for us to enjoy”(1 TimContinue Reading

[Post Conference Devo] Philippians 3:8

Philippians 3:8 Indeed, I count everything as loss because of the surpassing worth of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord. For his sake I have suffered the loss of all things and count them as rubbish, in order that I may gain Christ   English Pastor John Flavel wrote in 1671, ‘Let me tell you, theContinue Reading

[Post Conference Devo] Acts 4:32

Acts 4:32 [ They Had Everything in Common ] Now the full number of those who believed were of one heart and soul, and no one said that any of the things that belonged to him was his own, but they had everything in common.   At Pentecost Jesus came to live in His peopleContinue Reading

[Post Conference Devo] Luke 5:28

Luke 5:28 And leaving everything, he rose and followed him.   As I read this verse, I am reminded of the story of William Borden.  William Borden was the heir to the Borden family fortune in the early 1900’s.  During a trip around the world after his high school graduation, William felt God calling himContinue Reading

2013 Global Staff Conference- Morning, Day 6: Wrap-Up & Recommit

Just as the servants have different talents given to them in “The Parable of the Talents” so do we as believers and staff (Matthew 25:14-30). Because of what Christ has done for us we have much privilege and a specific special gift. What are we going to do with it? 1. God gives much –Continue Reading

2013 Global Staff Conference- Evening, Day 5: Reaching the Lost

How do we reach the lost? Having purified your souls by your obedience to the truth for a sincere brotherly love, love one another earnestly from a pure heart, since you have been born again, not of perishable seed but of imperishable, through the living and abiding word of God; for “All flesh is likeContinue Reading

2013 Global Staff Conference- Morning, Day 5: Glorifying God by Following Hard After Jesus (Matt Chandler)

Matthew 28:17-20: 17 And when they saw him they worshiped him, but some doubted. 18 And Jesus came and said to them, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. 19 Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the SonContinue Reading

2013 Global Staff Conference- Morning, Day 4: Glorifying God by Believing God’s Promises and God’s Action, Frank Barker

Matthew 9:18-22: While he was saying these things to them, behold, a ruler came in and knelt before him, saying, “My daughter has just died, but come and lay your hand on her, and she will live.” And Jesus rose and followed him, with his disciples. And behold, a woman who had suffered from aContinue Reading

2013 Global Staff Conference- Evening, Day 3: Growth Through Multiplication

Multiplication: it’s not easy making disciples. It is learning to die to self for the sake of others. We often expect results when we discuss multiplication but forget about the call to die to yourself. Jesus commands us in the Great Commision through: All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me.Continue Reading

[Post Conference Devo] Numbers 29:40

Numbers 29:40 So Moses told the people of Israel everything just as the Lord had commanded Moses.   Moses told the people “everything.”  The Lord commanded Moses to speak and gave him specific things to speak to a specific people and Moses was careful to obey by telling them “everything.”  In ministry we have strategies,Continue Reading

[Post Conference Devo] Genesis 1:31

Genesis 1:31 And God saw everything that he had made, and behold, it was very good. And there was evening and there was morning, the sixth day. One of the great difficulties of a staff person is learning how to rest.  As we come to the end of a week, there always is something leftContinue Reading

2013 Global Staff Conference – Morning, Day 3: Glorifying God by Being Compelled by His Love (John Piper)

Ephesians 1:4-6: Even as he chose us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and blameless before him. In love 5 he predestined us for adoption as sons through Jesus Christ, according to the purpose of his will, 6 to the praise of his glorious grace, with which heContinue Reading

2013 Global Staff Conference – Morning, Day 2: Glorifying God…Period! (John Piper)

John Piper said, It may be that the most important part of my legacy at Bethlehem Baptist Church is that Campus Outreach happened. I felt from the beginning that the vision of this ministry was so closely tied to the heartbeat of my life: I exist to spread a passion for the supremacy of God in allContinue Reading

2013 Global Staff Conference – Evening Day 2: Developing Leaders

The call to discipleship is a call to leadership. Mark 1:17: And Jesus said to them, “Follow me, and I will make you become fishers of men.” We are first called to follow him.  But as the gospel finds us and works in us, we will begin to spread it to other people.  We becomeContinue Reading

2013 Global Staff Conference – Evening Day 1: Campus Outreach Vision

Ephesians 3:20-21: Now to him who is able to do far more abundantly than all that we ask or think, according to the power at work within us, to him be the glory in the church and in Christ Jesus throughout all generations, forever and ever. Amen.   The story of Campus Outreach is oneContinue Reading

Subscribe to our blog posts by entering your email address below!

Enter your email address:

Delivered by FeedBurner