Tag Archives: Grace

April 16

I’m not really that bad -am I?

Photo by fotografierende on Pexels.com “We’re all sinners.” We’ve all heard it. And we all believe it -well, we mostly believe it. Sadly, we usually hear this as an excuse: “I’m a sinner, you’re a sinner. What are we going to do about it? Stop judging! No one is perfect after all.” The Bible is […]

I quit!

No I don’t… I’m not quitting anything. But, sometimes, like most leaders, I really want to. I’ve even seriously considered it a few times. So I thought I’d write about the motivators that make me want to quit occasionally. And more importantly, I’ll share why I haven’t quit. And ultimately why I don’t think I […]

5 Things Every Dad Must Do For His Daughter

Let’s face it Dad, YOU are the most important male role model your daughter will ever have. Every other male in her life will be measured by the yardstick you create. As a father of two daughters myself, I know this can be a scary proposition. So it’s up to us to make sure we are being […]

U-Turn on I-24

Every nut with a license to drive must have been on I-24. One car couldn’t go fast enough. No speed was too slow for another. Still another couldn’t pick a speed, let alone a lane.  Getting home from Nashville was proving more difficult than I’d planned. It was Friday night and all I wanted to […]

We just aren’t enough…

One of the most challenging things about leadership in the developing American church is administrating and negotiating the struggles of diversity. You see, if everyone thinks-acts-believes the same things about all things… it’s pretty easy to lead. But that never really happens does it. In a diverse church (Like Four Rivers), where people think-act-believe in […]

The Gospel According to ROY G. BIV

For a grade schooler, ROY G. BIV is the world’s foremost expert on the visible light spectrum. Of course he isn’t a real person, at least not that I know of. Rather he is the stuff of mnemonic fiction. The letters of his name remind us of the spectrum of visible light–Red, Orange, and Yellow fall at one end while Blue, […]