Are we holding our young people Back?

“I just don’t know what to think about kids in this generation.” “Kids today just want to play video games. They have no desire to study the Bible” “I’m scared to think of what the future of the church will be when I look at the next generation.”   I have heard these statements along … Continue reading Are we holding our young people Back?

Do You Have Faith or Rotten Bread?

When is the last time that you lived by faith? I don’t simply mean do you have faith? I mean, do you really live like everything doesn’t depend on you? The old hymn “Living By Faith” lays it out beautifully: “I care not today, what the morrow may bring, if shadow or sunshine or rain. … Continue reading Do You Have Faith or Rotten Bread?

10 Years of Preaching: What I have Learned

 A friend of mine who also just passed the 10 year mark wrote a similar post that would be worth your time: You can find his post here. About 2 months ago, I officially crossed the date on my calendar marking 10 years of preaching and full time ministry. I thought about writing a blog on … Continue reading 10 Years of Preaching: What I have Learned

Strap on your Sword!

  One of the most inspiring accounts contained in Old Testament scripture concerning the resiliency and work ethic of God’s people can be found in the book of Nehemiah. If you want the full picture of what is happening you need to go back to the book of Jeremiah.   The short version: Jeremiah was … Continue reading Strap on your Sword!

Jesus, Friend of Sinners

Religious people, have often fallen in the trap of being hypocrites, and holier than thou. It was true in the days of Jesus, and if we are not careful, it can be true of us today as well. In Luke chapter 7 this is pointed out clearly. Many people mocked John the Baptist because he … Continue reading Jesus, Friend of Sinners

“4 Questions Christians Need to Stop Asking”

  Generally speaking, I love it when I am teaching Bible class and someone raises their hand, or just interrupts me with a question. I enjoy the questions because often times the one asking, has a different view point than I do and I can learn from them. Other times I enjoy it simply because … Continue reading “4 Questions Christians Need to Stop Asking”