Posts by micahfoster

How to kickstart reading the Bible.

Here’s a secret. Don’t tell anyone, but reading the Bible is a discipline for me. In other words, it’s not natural. In fact, reading in general is something that I have to discipline myself to do. I don’t think I read an entire novel-length book until high school. And I didn’t enjoy reading until half…

Big Scandal!

Right after we started Two Cities Church, it wasn’t long before I was having a conversation with someone who was upset that we were baptizing someone. When I inquired why, they said that this person was: “Not really a Christian” “They were still sinning” “They didn’t know enough about God” “They didn’t know enough about the…

Content or Discontent?

To be Content or Discontent? That is the Question. Have you ever been a part of a campaign for awareness? The chances are, you probably have. It seems like every month I’m hearing of a new cause that’s surfacing to combat a social justice issue. For example, did you know that August is National Immunization Awareness Monthor…

Does God Play Hide ‘N Seek?

Remember when you were a kid and you just wanted to play hide ’n seek… like all the time? I remember playing different variations on that game. Monsters in the dark, Kick-the-can, Tag, Spy, and their are so many more. My kids love playing hide ’n seek. And they’re terrible at it. They always give up…

Staying Missionally Engaged

A couple of years ago I was on a call with a church-planting coach. We were approaching our One Year Anniversary and my coach had a few insights into what year two may look like. As always with any coach, there’s a good amount of encouragement and then a warning or a “Hey, you should probably…

Living to Please

Who do you live to please? There’s really only a couple of options. People live to please themselves or someone else. We have gurus and self-help experts who tell us: “Take care of number one!” “Get Yours!” “You do you!” There was a point in history where people served someone higher than them in social standing,…