A Kingdom Unlike Any Other

Repent for the kingdom of God is at hand. This was the heart of the message that John the Baptist preached as he prepared the way for the ministry of Jesus. This is the message that Jesus preached when he began his ministry. It is the message that Jesus lived out until the end of... Continue Reading →

The Incarnation

There are many mysterious truths surrounding the birth of Jesus. There is the virgin birth, the star as a sign, and the proclamation of angels to name a few. But perhaps the most mysterious and spectacular of all truths is the incarnation of Jesus. This is the truth that God took on flesh and dwelt... Continue Reading →

We Need To Celebrate Today!

October 31. We need to celebrate today. Today is a special day in the life of the Church, although many Christians don't know it. Many people will dress up in the scariest costume they could find, many will dress up as their favorite character, and many as their favorite superhero. They will then walk around... Continue Reading →

The Dearest Place On Earth

Last week Christianity Today wrote an article on what Christians believe. The article was based on a survey, conducted by LifeWay research through Ligonier Ministries, where they interviewed 3000 Americans. You can read the article here. There were several alarming things that the research concluded. Among them, was what people believed about sin, the Holy... Continue Reading →

Why am I burning out in ministry?

The longer I am in ministry the more I see the problem of what we have come to know as "burn out". The story is all too familiar. In the beginning, a person has a passion and a desire for their ministry. They are motivated, encouraging and self sacrificing. Unfortunately, over time that child-like passion... Continue Reading →

Greatness.

One of my favorite quotes. "Greatness is never the product of giftedness, greatness is the product of faithfulness." -Crawford Loritts People strive for greatness. They strive for greatness in their field, relationships, hobbies, sports, etc. Those people who excel in these areas of life, others will hold up as "Great". So, when you look at... Continue Reading →

The Call To Observe

This week we will be starting a new sermon series on discipleship. The word "disciple" simply means follower. In the context of Christianity, it is a follower of Jesus. During His earthly ministry, Jesus had many followers. Twelve of them, known as the twelve disciples, stood out among the rest. They were the ones who... Continue Reading →

Let’s get to work

Labor Day. A day where the American people celebrate their hard work by getting some much needed rest. The holiday was created to celebrate the social and economic achievements of the American workers, and there is much to celebrate and be grateful for. But before you go off to the beach and put that savoring... Continue Reading →

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