Posts by Ryan Lenerz
This past Sunday we looked at our text from the perspective of the widow in need. But what if God wants you to be part of the solution?
Brent and Ryan in the Morning S1 Ep27 – Bread of Life, the Know-it-All, and a Father at Work
Brent and Ryan in the Morning S1 Ep26 – Dead Faith, Midnight Confessions, and the Johns
Brent and Ryan in the Morning S1 Ep25 – Greater than everything, beyond the basics, and submission.
Brent and Ryan in the Morning S1 Ep21 – Missing Shepherds, Memorizing Scripture, and Repeating Sermons.
Brent and Ryan in the Morning S1 Ep20 – Old Testament Shout Outs, Flames of Hell, Where’s the Levity?
Brent and Ryan in the Morning S1 Ep19 – The original streaker, the right question, and snake handling.
Brent and Ryan in the Morning S1 Ep18 – A bit of Deja Vu, Ryan gets a B, and what’s the messianic secret?
Brent and Ryan in the Morning S1 Ep17 – Filming Beach Week on location, Paul throws some shade, elders lead, and Mark’s off to the races.
Exactly one year ago, a group of 12 key leaders from Ashworth spent a long weekend together strategizing about who we were as a church and where we wanted to go in the future. We reviewed the long and proud history of Ashworth, we identified our strengths and weaknesses, and we dreamed about how we might reach more of our community with the saving message of Jesus. At the end of the process, we created three teams to tackle the…
As a pastor, I shouldn’t be admitting this, but yes, the Bible is boring in some parts. On January 1, I began a reading plan to read through the Bible in a year. That means over the past 3 months I have read countless boring parts: genealogies, numerous censuses (or is it censii?), hundreds of verses of odd rules and regulations, and various boundary markers and travel routes. It’s at this point in trying to read the Bible that many…
Chip Ingram’s book on a Christian’s spiritual battle between Satan and his evil forces is a balanced take between the extremism of seeing a demon under every rock or ruling out the existence of demons altogether. This book is broken down into 4 sections, with each section receiving an executive summary of the main ideas with all the pertinent Bible verses at the beginning. This makes the book an incredible resource on the topic of spiritual warfare. Much of the…