Have you ever walked into a room and at that moment it seemed like all eyes were on you? I can remember those awkward times in college when someone would walk into class late and [...]
I spent some time this week speaking to our youth about burdens. Burdens are those things we carry around with us throughout our lives that bog us down. They are things we’ve picked up along [...]
There is a moment that comes for all of us when we are in the process of making a decision. Now, I’m not talking about little stuff like which banana bunch to select, which gas [...]
The other day I was at a service where a little girl prayed. She was a kindergartener I believe. Super cute. It was so sweet hearing her tiny voice in a microphone. Here recently my [...]
Jeremiah 29:11. The official verse of graduation. Even though it is used all the time, it is still a great verse. Here’s what it says in the ESV: “For I know the plans I have for [...]
Something that nobody likes is waiting. Especially Americans. Especially me. Waiting is hard to do but we do it a lot. Traffic. Restaurants. Lines at Walmart. I really don't get that last one because of [...]
So last night at First Wednesday service, Pastor Chuck, our senior pastor, talked a moment about how many youth were present and really engaging God through worship and just really bragged on them for a [...]
Have you watched tv in the last month or two? If you have, then I want you to know you have been targeted. How? Listen to this research from the Western Journal of Medicine: “Analyses [...]
Have you ever gotten lost? I remember the first time I went to New York City. It was with my wife on our honeymoon and I can remember us walking around the city, going from [...]
I was sitting in my senior pastor’s office one day and we were talking about issues that he had brought to my attention. Multiple times each month I sit down with him and just talk [...]
There's an amazing verse in 1 Peter that we've quoted as a power verse for many centuries. It's in chapter 2, verse 9. Here's what it says: But you are a chosen race, a royal [...]
I came across this powerful passage when preparing for a message on prayer. It is in Revelation 5 verses 1-14. Follow along for a second… Then I saw a scroll in the right hand of the [...]
In nearly 20 years of ministry I have heard people talk about needing to clean up before they came to Jesus. They say, “Well I know I need to be in church but I gotta [...]
I have this new puppy named Bree. She is a British lab and I gotta tell ya, she’s awesome. My only issues with her right now are that she chews up everything in sight (which [...]
Have you ever found yourself in a situation where you feel like an issue in your life is never going to be fixed? Maybe you have struggled for years and years with a sin. Maybe [...]
A couple years back, I was going through a season in my life where God was really having me deal with issues I had carried it for decades. I don't know if you have ever [...]
When God calls you, don't protest because of your inadequacies. God will work them out.
Our words have the power to impact the soil of people around us. With a single word we can either inject nutrients, or herbicide.
God's ability to fix your flaw is contingent upon your willingness to give it to him.
When we are relational, it shows that people matter to us. And when we are fulfilling our purpose, it shows that God’s Kingdom matters to us.
Jesus died for us. He lived for us too.
When God looks at you he sees something that is valuable enough to trade his own son’s life for yours.
Be encouraged when God has you dealing with issues inside. Jesus is just going room to room.