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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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Christian Standard Bible Single Column Personal Size Bible: A Review

June 29, 2020 0 Comments
Christian Standard Bible Single Column Personal Size Bible: A Review

I thought I would start reviewing some of my personal Bibles and why they have a place in my Bible Study Tool Box . In this first one, I review the CSB / Christian Standard Bible Single Column Personal Size Bible in Brown Genuine Leather by Holman Bible Publishers A Few Highlights from the Video […]

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06: Racism in America: A Message for the Church

June 17, 2020 0 Comments
06: Racism in America: A Message for the Church

2020 has turned out to be one chaotic year. It has been some 155 years since slavery was abolished but racism still haunts our nation. We have made great strides toward equality but we have not nearly gone far enough. The church must rise up in a stronger bolder way to battle against this great […]

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Simple acts of kindness – a story of everyday faith

May 11, 2020 0 Comments
Simple acts of kindness – a story of everyday faith

We pastors have a knack for making ministry complicated. We so often think in the terms of big programs and events. However, I often remind myself and remind the members of Life Church in Conyers Georgia that the most effective ministry often occurs as we live out routines of everyday. In this video I want […]

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05: The Exodus Story: More than Just a Response to the Coronavirus

May 4, 2020 0 Comments
05: The Exodus Story: More than Just a Response to the Coronavirus

During this time many (and rightly so) have turned to God’s Word for answers. Since Passover was celebrated during the height of the pandemic many have tuned to the story of Exodus for answers. However, I believe the events of the Exodus teach us something much deeper and wonderful. You can also – Subscribe and […]

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Walt Disney – Master Visionary

April 27, 2020 0 Comments
Walt Disney – Master Visionary

Last week I posted the Jim Korkis quote below about Walt Disney’s ability of great vision. I thought I would dive a little deeper with a blog post. Vision is a key skill that needs to be crafted by anyone in leadership. Whether they are a leader in business, ministry, government or just their family, […]

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God’s Great Mercy

April 20, 2020 0 Comments
God’s Great Mercy

Ever since Easter I have had a Bible verse stuck in my head. 1 Peter 1:3-5 (CSB) tells us that because of God’s “Great Mercy” we have “Living Hope” In this video I reflect on the fact that through God’s great mercy he has given us a new birth into a living hope that is […]

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