“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
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.
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”
First let me insist that failing to plan is a plan to fail…I am sure you have heard that before. But it’s true. Everyone of us has potential to risk … Continue reading Dear Salvation Army, 3 Reasons Why Failure IS An Option…
Mark 4:21-25 “Jesus went on: “Does anyone bring a lamp home and put it under a washtub or beneath the bed? Don’t you put it up on a table or on … Continue reading What Are You Illuminating?
*This was written during our recent transition, but will find some resonance in those who also have moved and are still in the process of moving* There is restlessness within … Continue reading Meditations of a Farewelling Officer (a poem of sorts)
First of all let me set the record straight, if we aren’t following Christ and desiring to be like Him in every way, then we really shouldn’t call ourselves Christians. … Continue reading 4 Ways We Get Christianity Wrong