What Do You Want?

“Though good advice lies deep within the heart, a person with understanding will draw it out.” Proverbs 20:5 NLT I love that Jesus’ main tool of teaching was asking questions.  Here you have the master of the universe, the creator, and knower of all things, asking finite people questions to teach them about life, about God and Read more about What Do You Want?[…]

Crisis America: How Should Jesus People Respond?

“Hi church,  Pastor Todd here. I feel I need to take some time to address what has happened and is happening in  our country. Like you, I’ve been watching the recent events unfold over the last year and specifically over the last few weeks and I have to tell you, I’m emotionally exhausted. I hear Read more about Crisis America: How Should Jesus People Respond?[…]

Our Depraved Culture Is No Surprise

Another shooting.  Another law-suit.  Another leader choosing self-preservation over sacrificial integrity.  It isn’t a stretch to find moral decay and hypocrisy throughout the fabric of our world’s culture’s.  Doesn’t it seem like it’s getting worse? I don’t even need to dig deep into my own character to find flaws through which shines my unrighteous thoughts, Read more about Our Depraved Culture Is No Surprise[…]

Why I Feel Institutionalized

‘Institution’ isn’t a popular word.  Over its life-time, the lettering has gone from a simple description of something organized to something being restrictive.  In fact, the idea of marriage as ‘institution’ repulses many in growing generations because of the seeming restrictions of the commitment between one man and one woman, as God intended that relationship to Read more about Why I Feel Institutionalized[…]

Grace In The Tragedies Of Florida

True or False: “God won’t give you more than you can handle.” False. Ask the parents of the assassinated singer. Ask the friend of a massacred party-goer. Ask the dad of a two year old, pulled out of sight by a scaly seven foot reptile at Disney.  Tragedy upon tragedy.  This life is full of them.  You Read more about Grace In The Tragedies Of Florida[…]

Seven Years Afloat: Makenzie Home-going Anniversary

Seven years ago, I thought my anchor gave way.  My life’s-boat was set a drift in a storm called “the death of a child” when my oldest daughter, Makenzie, was killed in traffic accident. Yet what I found was my anchor was more secure than ever.  The pain, the grief, the emptiness and the heartbreak were Read more about Seven Years Afloat: Makenzie Home-going Anniversary[…]