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Present: My One Word for 2021

January 18, 2021 0 Comments
Present: My One Word for 2021

Several years ago I started the practice of having a single word that would help bring focus for the year. My one word for 2021 is, “Present.” I hope sharing my one word will help encourage you to live out a great 2021 Some of my past words have been Expansion (for 2020), others were […]

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New Year: New Blank Page – 2021

January 11, 2021 0 Comments
New Year: New Blank Page – 2021

As Christians we live for God’s glory and according to his will but that does not mean that we just sit back and let life happen. We should be proactive and intentional how we live each day. I am a collector of quotes and I ran across this a few years back by former Disney […]

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07: Don’t Just Make Annual Goals – Take Advantage of What you Already Have

December 21, 2020 0 Comments
07: Don’t Just Make Annual Goals – Take Advantage of What you Already Have

We are rapidly approaching a New Year so now is the perfect time to evaluate this past year as we make plans for a great New Year.  In this podcast episode I explore something a little different from your normal goal setting and vision casting. No doubt goal setting is important but in this episode […]

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A Life of Great Grace and Mercy

November 30, 2020 0 Comments
A Life of Great Grace and Mercy

Imagine being hunted for over ten years by someone you looked up to and respected. Even though you refuse to retaliate and even prevent others from fighting back on your behalf, the hunter only relents for a moment. Then one day they are all alone. They have no idea you are watching, hidden in the […]

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My Bible Reading Plan – New and Improved

October 20, 2020 0 Comments
My Bible Reading Plan – New and Improved

I have made some changes to my reading plan since my first reading plan post back in 2013. Over the past several years I made multiple failed attempts at creating and sticking to a consistent Bible reading plan. Often each day’s reading was just a task to check off my to do list.  If I […]

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Why Pray for President Donald Trump?

October 6, 2020 0 Comments
Why Pray for President Donald Trump?

As you already know President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania have both tested positive for the Covid19 / Coronavirus. And at the time of writing this, President Trump has just left Walter Reed Hospital and is back at the White House In this video I briefly explain why it is important for Christians to […]

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Are We Sharing Hope or Fear and Confusion?

August 18, 2020 0 Comments
Are We Sharing Hope or Fear and Confusion?

“Jesus is an alternative to the dominant ways of the world, not a supplement to them” – Eugene Peterson I often wonder if I really know what it is like to live completely for Jesus. I have done multiple blog posts over the years where I talk about forsaking all to live for Jesus but […]

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Our Eternal Hope in Jesus

August 10, 2020 0 Comments
Our Eternal Hope in Jesus

Just a few weeks ago I had the honor to preside over a celebration of life for a very dear friend. These times always draws our attention to eternity. The main text I used for my homily was 2 Corinthians 5:1-9 (CSB). Our life here on this earth really is a vapor that passes quickly. […]

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When Worshiping God Comes First

July 20, 2020 0 Comments
When Worshiping God Comes First

“God is trying to call us back to that which He created us – to worship Him and enjoy him forever – A.W. Tozer If we look at God’s kingdom with our logic it seems backwards. The Bible tells us to love our enemies and pray for those who persecute us. Live your life as […]

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The Two Parts of Abiding in God

July 13, 2020 0 Comments
The Two Parts of Abiding in God

Ever had a Bible verse that you have read multiple times suddenly grab a hold of your attention? You know days even weeks later you can’t get those verses out of your head? Recently while working through a sermon series on 1 John, 1 John 4:13-16 has grabbed a hold of me. We often hear […]

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