A discussion we had at church Wednesday night has been stuck in my mind. We were talking about being excited about what God has done in our lives, and as we talked something occurred to me. Most of the time we seem to treat sharing about Christ like it's a sales pitch. As if it is our … Continue reading Setting Captives Free
Being negative is easy. Have you ever stopped to think about that? On any given day we can easily list a hundred things that have gone wrong, but recognizing that day's blessings can be a little more of a challenge. In my world of church ministry I can ask for prayer requests, critiques, or … Continue reading Praise or Complain
Relationships are so important. God built us to live in community, and yet we are in danger of allowing the busyness of life pull us away from developing deep and meaningful relationships with other believers and with those who have not yet believed. With that being said, I truly believe that the most effective … Continue reading Relationships
Thank you for still being here. 2017 was a crazy year. I didn't accomplish everything that I set out to do, but more of you than ever have stopped by to be a part of this ministry. That's pretty amazing and humbling. It's crazy to me that people from all over the world find their … Continue reading Looking back at 2017
I finally did it. I took the plunge into the dark recesses of my closet and cleaned some things out. Over the years I have accumulated a lot of clothes. Not because I shop a lot, but because I don't like to let go of things. It's not really my fault, though. I inherited this … Continue reading Time to change
Leadership is service and can sometimes be draining, but there are some things that we can do that will help us to stay in the game long-term.
We are at war. One of the most dangerous things that we can do is forget that, but unfortunately it seems that we often get comfortable or distracted and lose sight of that very thing. We are at war, but it's not a physical battle. It’s not a war of bullets and bombs, but of … Continue reading Know Your Enemy