Tag Archives: jesus

September 10

Are you true?

Before I even start writing, I’m concerned that this post may come across as frustrated or angry. I’m truly not angry at anyone. But I am very concerned for many. You see as I write these words I’m thinking of many, many people that I love and care about and know personally. I am concerned […]

February 27

Sad, Lonely, Busy, Broke & A Few Other Things You Don’t Have To Be

Christian Spirituality promises an Eternal and Abundant Journey with Jesus. But as someone who is around Christians quite often, I can say that many don’t see it actualized. Many Christians deal with sadness, loneliness, overwhelming busyness, etc. It is not abnormal for Christians to deal with financial woes, relational struggles or spiritual hangups. I wonder […]

February 26

Why do BAD things happen to GOOD churches?

I have been in pastoral ministry for 21 years.  And I’ve served my current congregation as Lead Pastor for the past 12 months.  And I am constantly asking questions about why certain unexpected things happen in the church. Have you ever had a family that you thought was completely ‘bought in’ suddenly leave the church? […]

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Getting the Gospel

For many years I have been entrenched in the details of Christ’s gospel. Themes such as imputed righteousness, substitutionary atonement, heart regeneration, sanctification and glorification fill my thoughts. Today I am studying Romans 1:16-2:5. And the themes of human brokenness and sin keep being measured against the holiness/righteousness of God. I have several thoughts rolling […]

Praying for Christ’s Leadership in the Church

WE have talked quite a bit about prayer lately. We have talked quite a bit about leadership lately as well. So lets talk about praying for Christ’s leadership in the church. 1 Peter 5:1-4 And now, a word to you who are elders in the churches. I, too, am an elder and a witness to […]