A Healthy City
May 14th, 2021
It is important to distinguish between a city on this side of heaven and a heavenly city. Primarily because, like us, a town will always be a “work in progress” until we arrive on the other side of he...
The Power of Parables
May 7th, 2021
Recently I was asked to teach a class on parables. Here are some of the things I learned and taught about. Parables are earthly stories that illustrate spiritual truths. The Greek word parabollo means...
May 2nd, 2021
Recently I spoke on and compared our relationship with Jesus as a growth continuum, similar to the process of climbing a step ladder. The premise is that all of us, no matter where we are in our relat...
Watch Your Speed
April 23rd, 2021
"My dear brothers, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry, for man's anger does not bring about the righteous life that God desires. "– James 1:1...
Be an Everyday Hero
April 17th, 2021
In our culture of celebrity, everyone wants to be a hero. Whether our cause is grand or small, playing the role of a hero holds an appeal to all of us. Perhaps rightly so, we all have an innate desire...
April 10th, 2021
Turn, push or click to: Luke 7:36-50A story of a peace-filled former prostitute and apompous PhariseePeace is found in extravagantly worshipinginstead of excessively worrying. (V36-38)Rather than worr...
On A Mission
April 3rd, 2021
Recently, I have been considering what it means to find and follow Jesus into the great and glorious mission that He has called us to. I studied the first words that he uttered about the Church when H...
Live the Resurrection!
March 29th, 2021
Jesus said, "I am the Resurrection and the Life". John 11:25We must thoroughly understand this statement!! It encapsulates the purpose, the power, and the point of who Jesus is and everything that Jes...
March 19th, 2021
"As he approached Jerusalem and saw the City, he wept over it and said, "If you, even you, had only known on this day what would bring you peace—but now it is hidden from your eyes. The days will come...
Parameters in Prayer
March 13th, 2021
Parameters are important in life. Without them, anarchy would reign. Here are some examples:In sports, we have white lines on the field to define the parameters. Without them, our games would turn cra...
Place it in His Hands
March 6th, 2021
The Psalmist tells us that God's hands are faithful, fair, and trustworthy (Psalm 111:7). Because of this, it makes joyful sense to commit everything about us into his hands (Psalm 31:5). It is there ...
February 28th, 2021
Each circumstance and situation that we find ourselves in affects our heart - Sometimes in a physical sense, often on an emotional level, and always in the arena of our spiritual lives. Jesus cares pa...