• Burning Bush or Lost Laptop?

    Burning Bush or Lost Laptop?

    Matthew 13:3-8 “What do you make of this? A farmer planted seed. As he scattered the seed, some of it fell on the road, and birds ate it. Some fell in the gravel; it sprouted quickly but didn’t put down roots, so when the sun came up it withered just as quickly. Some fell in […]Read More »
  • Going Out of Your Mind

    Going Out of Your Mind

    James 1:22-25 Don’t fool yourself into thinking that you are a listener when you are anything but, letting the Word go in one ear and out the other. Act on what you hear! Those who hear and don’t act are like those who glance in the mirror, walk away, and two minutes later have no […]Read More »
  • Trustimonials and Smart Phones

    Trustimonials and Smart Phones

    Don't let Good News get lost. You are carrying a wonderful tool to capture and share a story that might just change a life.Read More »
  • Use the Small Boat

    Use the Small Boat

    Matthew 4:18-20 Walking along the beach of Lake Galilee, Jesus saw two brothers: Simon (later called Peter) and Andrew. They were fishing, throwing their nets into the lake. It was their regular work. Jesus said to them, “Come with me. I’ll make a new kind of fisherman out of you. I’ll show you how to […]Read More »
  • Your E-mail is Under the Couch

    Your E-mail is Under the Couch

    Romans 10 Verses 14:17 But how can people call for help if they don’t know who to trust? And how can they know who to trust if they haven’t heard of the One who can be trusted? And how can they hear if nobody tells them? And how is anyone going to tell them, unless […]Read More »
  • Talking to Strangers

    Talking to Strangers

    One of the hardest activities for most people is striking up a conversation with a stranger.  I am a bit of an introvert and it has always been work for me to do this.  But I place an extremely high value on strengthening relationships in the community as a witness to God’s grace and love. […]Read More »
  • Calling Their Name

    Calling Their Name

    1 Samuel 3 Verse 10: Then God came and stood before him exactly as before, calling out, “Samuel! Samuel!” Samuel answered, “Speak. I’m your servant, ready to listen.” Every day in your home town, God is calling out the name of someone, just as God did long ago for Samuel.  Like Samuel, they may hear […]Read More »
  • Crumbling Walls

    Crumbling Walls

    SOMETHING there is that doesn’t love a wall,     That sends the frozen-ground-swell under it,      And spills the upper boulders in the sun;                And makes gaps even two can pass abreast. from: Mending Wall by Robert Frost The walls around every church have grown taller and wider in recent years.  From within the walls, the change […]Read More »
  • Millennial Grace

    Millennial Grace

    Church leaders continue to receive a depressing litany of the reasons that young adults are not coming to their churches. Leaders are frustrated when they put together programs and invite young people to church and few (or none) show up. But young adults are flocking to embrace brands, organizations, and churches that provide an extraordinary […]Read More »