Grace Made Visible

The Invisible Man is a science fiction novel by H.G. Wells published in 1897. The plot involves a scientist who develops a chemical whereby he is now invisible. The way someone could see the invisible man was to pour paint on him. Then, you could see his shape and even track his movements. The local church is the paint that makes the invisible Christ visible. In its holiness, graciousness, boldness, and generosity – it reveals… Read More »

The Best Prayer I’ve Ever Heard!

This past Sunday @ Biltmore we learned about how the early church prayed earnestly (click here for full message). The word earnestly means “to strain, stretch.” It’s a picture of intensity, fervency, and emotion. It’s awesome to have someone intercede on your behalf with earnestness. Up until a couple of weeks ago, Billy Graham praying for me in his home a few years ago stood out as the high point of personal intercession. But when… Read More »

Definitely More Blessed to… (Ecuador Compassion trip)

It was a joy last week to spend time with leaders of Compassion International in solidifying a partnership with our church. Compassion International is a Christian child sponsorship organization dedicated to the long-term development of children living in poverty around the world. Biltmore’s focus will be on Ecuador with the goal of sponsoring thousands of children as well as planting many churches. Strategically, there are many things I like about partnering with Compassion International: their… Read More »