It's my place to share the love and reality of Jesus with as many people as I can while I can.
Since Friday, I have had conversations with various people including my daughter about the most recent US Supreme Court decision regarding marriage. We all know that the Court redefined marriage in a way that is now binding for all states. This has caused a response that is unprecedented in America. Never before has such a … Continue reading SCOTUS, Gays, and the Church
We constantly have to ask ourselves a question. It is not the only such question we have to ask regularly, but it is a question we need to ask: "is it better to be known by what we are for or by what we are against?” Very often we, as conservative Christians, are primarily known … Continue reading Thoughts from Gays and God
I have gone to church pretty much my entire life. In that time, I have heard thousands of time about the importance of prayer. There are books, podcasts, blogs, websites, songs, and a plethora of other sources telling us that we need to pray. Then there are the church signs, Tweets, Facebook posts, Instagrams, quotes, … Continue reading Why we don’t pray much…
Thanksgiving is truly my favorite holiday. I think it is because it is the one that actually remains most true to its origin. A quick look on social media shows that people really do take time to show gratitude and acknowledge blessings. More than any other holiday, it seems that family and friends take the … Continue reading Thanksgiving, Shopping, Christmas…
Some time back I heard Jud Willhite make this comment: "There is a difference between growing church and growing people." I think we lose sight of that sometimes. Well, I have at least. God never called me or anyone else to grow a church. In fact, He clearly said that He will build the church. … Continue reading What are we growing?
Too often, we think that living blessed means we are going to have and get. No, it's about so much more than stuff, possessions, or money. It's about walking in right relationship with God. When we do, He takes care of us in so many ways.