Matthew Costner is a church planter in Nashville, Tennessee. He’s also worked as a consultant to various churches and para-church organizations. Matthew loves to preach, teach, write, workout, and drink sweet tea.
I believe this generation is very close to revival. Some parts of the Christian world already seem to experience it. For instance, NewSpring Church led by Pastor Perry Noble, has so many people that are looking to grow closer to the Lord they are having 33 services this Easter. Elevation Church led by Pastor Steven [...]
Revival. Pastors dream of it. Church members say they want it. Non-believers wish it would happen too, so Christians will start acting as Christ. I have begged for it to happen in the church I pastor, and even for it to begin in my own life.
And yet this morning in my prayer time I was [...]
Psalm 95:1-6 – O Come, let us sing for joy to the LORD; Let us shout joyfully to the rock of our salvation. Let us come before His presence with thanksgiving; Let us shout joyfully to Him with psalms. For the LORD is a great God, And a great King above all gods, In [...]
This Thanksgiving I’m in Tulsa, Oklahoma. I’m spending time with Alyson’s family.
I hardly get to see them. At best, it seems like I see her family for about 10 days a year. None of us are excited about that. All of us wish it could be more, but that is just how it is. Life [...]