It May Be Time to Flee

The holiday season is almost upon us. For many, now is the time to make our Thanksgiving resolution– “I will not gain weight this year!” If you’re like me, that resolution will stand until the 4th Thursday of November. Then, standing at the table looking...

5 Steps of Discipleship

5 Steps of Discipleship In the Great Commission we are commanded to “make disciples”. This task requires teaching them (the new disciples) to observe or obey everything Christ has commanded. So exactly how do we accomplish this task? Let me share the model for...

Sacrificial Giving at its Best

Sacrificial Giving at its Best Sacrificial Giving! What comes to your mind when you read these words? For most of us it will be a dollar amount or some other type of material resource. You may think of Barnabas in Acts when he sold a piece of land and laid all of the...

Change or Distraction?

Change or Distraction?  Change. For some it’s a dreaded word and for some it’s an exciting word. It is an inevitable word in our world–including the church. Some things never change–God’s character never changes, God’s love never changes, the message of...

4 Ways You can Intercede for the Family of God

4 Ways You can Intercede for the Family of God Epaphras–now that’s a name you don’t hear everyday. He was from the church at Colossi (probably a Pastor) and he was a prayer warrior. Colossians 4:12 tells us, “Epaphras, who is one of you, a...

12 Ways to Unlock God’s Word

12 Ways to Unlock God’s Word  Do you remember when learned to study the Bible? I do. It was my Junior year in High School.  Up to that point, I read my Bible daily and called it good. My Youth Minister read a book by some church planter in California named Rick...