I have been on a mission trip the past couple of days and have been focused on that task so I was a little out of the loop on some recent events. After coming up to speed, I am deeply saddened about what has happened in our nation with all the hate. I grew up […]Read More Response to Racism
Every now and then I see something that I want. I go to a restaurant and I want good service. I want A drink before my other one runs out. I really like it when things go my way and everyone else is on board. You know, we are always right aren’t we? As Americans […]Read More Give me what I want!
How You Can Build Community in Church? Shared faith and shared experiences create relationships. If you want to make a church seem small, find community, and form authentic friendships, be intentional about getting involved. Community sounds great and is desired by most, but it doesn’t just happen automatically. We have to be intentional about taking […]Read More How you can build Community in Church
I grew up in the Bible belt where churches were everywhere. When I was a teenager, I didn’t always see the importance of going to church, so when something that I wanted to do came up, I would skip out. It wasn’t until a few years later, when God used my wife, Nichole, to let me […]Read More Do you love the church?
I wrote a previous post about this topic and it can be found HERE. Jesus came to seek and to save sinful people. Reading the Bible you can see Jesus caring for people that are different and have issues. This gives me hope because I have issues and I fit into the camp that Jesus […]Read More Can I be sure that I am a follower of Jesus? (Part 2)
Jesus came to seek and to save sinful people. Reading the Bible you can see Jesus caring for people that are different and have issues. This gives me hope because I have issues and I fit into the camp that Jesus came to help! When it comes to Jesus and his mission, I have never […]Read More Can I be sure that I am a follower of Jesus? (Part 1)
What is your plan for making a difference in your sphere of influence? This is a question that a great man and mentor asked me years ago. This question rocked my world. I wanted to make a difference in life. I wanted to let people who are hurting where hope is found. Come to think […]Read More Broken Crayons and making a difference.
FRUSTRATED! Thats the best word I can think of right now. After being in leadership in the Church for 10 years, one thing stands out like a sore thumb. I have talked with people in many states and I have heard some of the craziest stories on why people don’t go to Church or why […]Read More Just freakn STOP!
Can there really be something that makes you sad and frustrated? YES!! Heck yes! I haven’t had my coffee YES!!! I can look around, travel all over the United States and see one thing in common that really saddens me. Easter is less than 2 weeks away. All around the world Christ followers will gather […]Read More Sad and frustrated.
When it comes to every single aspect of our lives, we want return. After working day after day after day, we want a return from our work. This just seems fair. A worker deserves their wages. When we go to a restaurant, when we order something we EXPECT the waiter or waitress to bring […]Read More 4 Things you need to return.