Life, Leadership, and Ministry.
The purpose of the church is to reach those who are far from Christ and to help them become true disciples. The hope is for them to become mature Christians who impact their community and even the world for the glory of God. If that is our goal and desire, we need to...read more
I oftentimes hear from aspiring church planters and the topic of location comes up in the conversation. They usually ask the question - ”where is the best place to plant a church?” When I dig a bit deeper I understand the heart of the question. Almost without...read more
A joyful heart is good medicine, But a broken spirit dries up the bones. Proverbs 17:22 (NAS) Here is the same verse from The Message (paraphrase Bible: A cheerful disposition is good for your health; gloom and doom leave you bone-tired. It is now known in the...read more
“Immediately Jesus made the disciples get into the boat and go on ahead of him to the other side, while he dismissed the crowd. After he had dismissed them, he went up on a mountainside by himself to pray.” – Matthew 14:22-23, NIV As pastors and leaders, we deal with...read more
“Don’t be afraid,” the prophet answered. “Those who are with us are more than those who are with them.” – 2 Kings 6:16, NIV The King of Aram was determined to capture the nation of Israel. He set an ambush and waited for the king’s men. Israel’s troops showed up…but...read more
Let me give you insight into what just happened to me. My intention was to go into my bathroom and take a shower. Meaning I wanted to clean myself off. But when I got into the shower my mind started thinking about things that were coming up soon. After a few minutes...read more