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Tag: christianity

Developing Consistency in Your Life

Has God ever put something in your heart that made you question whether or not you have the time or the energy to accomplish it? What do you need to do in order to develop healthy habits in your life? How will this help…

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Challenge Accepted!

This year, I have challenged myself in many different ways. While it is early in the month of January and I have only just begun with these personal challenges, I am more resolved than ever to accomplish them. There is just something different about…

Quote of the Day~ Ed Stetzer

“When we become primarily identified with any tribe outside the body of Christ, especially when we are identified to the point where others are repelled by us, we’ve traded our Kingdom-based identity for a world-based identity. It’s burning a bridge. It’s building a wall….

With a Grateful Heart

As we come to a close of a busy season in the Church Ministries Department, Nyree and I want to share our gratitude, for you! Looking back over the past several months of traveling across our state and holding several events, we want to…

Healthy Churches are Missional Churches

But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth.” Acts 1:8 (ESV) Exiting the highway, we pulled up to…

Journey Together as a Church

Walking the District grounds one cool December morning, I was joined by 3 groups of geese. All total there were nearly 50 who were wandering along with me. Of course, they were not all that happy that I had joined them and told me…

The Church of Purpose

When I began pastoring my first church, I remember visiting with people around town, inquiring about the church that they were a part of.  While there were many who gave various responses to my questions….

The Results of Right Pursuit

In our pursuit of happiness, are we pursuing the right things?

Send me!!

Isaiah 6:8 (ESV) — 8 And I heard the voice of the Lord saying, “Whom shall I send, and who will go for us?” Then I said, “Here I am! Send me.” I have often contemplated what Isaiah must have experienced and felt as…

Triumph in Suffering

In preparing for a message that I will be preaching this coming Wednesday night, I wanted to share a few thoughts with you concerning triumph and suffering.  I am looking forward to sharing with our congregation, a message of hope that will encourage people…