He replied, “Because you have so little faith. Truly I tell you, if you have faith as small as a mustard seed, you can say to this mountain, ‘Move from here … Continue reading Fear the Walking Faith…It’s a journey!
One of my favorite memories is singing in Michigan’s State Choir as a high school student. I recall the song we sang was a rendition of a Robert Frost poem. … Continue reading My favorite Robert Frost Poem
“All this is for your benefit, so that the grace that is reaching more and more people may cause thanksgiving to overflow to the glory of God.” 2 Corinthians 4:15 … Continue reading Sharing our Thanksgiving
“End? No, the journey doesn’t end here. Death is just another path, one that we all must take. The grey rain-curtain of this world rolls back, and all turns to … Continue reading A Pastoral Pondering on Life, Death and Hope…
YouNot all of us pastors have the luxury of having a full worship band, pianist and an ear for music. Let’s face it, some of us reading this article right … Continue reading 10 Ministry Tools for the Non-Musically Inclined Pastor.
What is it that drives you, motivates you, wakes you up in the morning? Fear? Coffee? Money? Children? Your Spouse? What are your passions and goals in life? To be … Continue reading The Dreams of Our Childhood…
“When I am afraid, I put my trust in you.” -Psalm 56:3 They say that you should never underestimate the power of the ocean. It can be a dangerous place, … Continue reading Faith Lessons From The Ocean – Lesson #1 “The Trench Of Fear”
Dear Salvation Army, are we fooling ourselves? Are we seeing one thing within our ivory towers while the reality looks quite different? Please don’t take offense. I mean no disrespect. … Continue reading Dear Salvation Army, The Fish-Bowl Effect…
“who redeems your life from the pit and crowns you with love and compassion, who satisfies your desires with good things so that your youth is renewed like the eagle’s.” … Continue reading Redemption From The Pit
I am not too good with silence. When I sit too long within its somber embrace, I get nervous… I wait for the other shoe to drop (so to speak)… … Continue reading Confessions of Solitude…
“…I will be found by you, declares the Lord…” Jeremiah 29:14 Have you ever misplaced your keys…your wallet…you cell phone? I once lost my cell phone, and I began to … Continue reading “Lost and Found”
“Therefore encourage one another and build each other up, just as in fact you are doing.” 1 Thessalonians 5:11 Let’s face it, we all encounter difficult days…some more difficult than … Continue reading Silence is a Killer…A Devotional Pondering.
So we did a weekend of Messy Church recently, that consisted of 2 hour segments on the topic of the “I Am’s” of Jesus. I would recommend along with leaders … Continue reading Messy Church – Weekend VBS…”I Am’s of Jesus”