Leaving a Legacy
September 15th, 2023
LEAVING A LEGACY Take a moment to stop and think about a mentor who has had a positive impact on your life. It could be a parent, grandparent, coach or teacher. That person poured into you, helping you become all that God intended. They helped you flourish and thrive. This role as mentor is vital and each of us is called to look around and see who we can invest in for the future. Leadersh...
A Slow Down Spirituality
September 7th, 2023
A SLOW DOWN SPIRITUALITY We live in a culture of hurry and exhaustion. Does your life feel that way? Sometimes mine does. Demands at work, my family; it can be overwhelming at times. Sometimes I have to pause and ask, “am I living at a sustainable pace?” How do we live life with a healthy rhythm of work and rest? How can we be different from our frantic culture? First, LIVE WITH FOC...
Dealing with Worry
August 1st, 2023
DEALING WITH WORRY Over thirty years of ministry I have watched so many people struggle with worry. One author calls worry “a toxic web of what if” (Worry Free Living, Dr. Arnie Cole and Michael Ross, 16). Our minds can start to run down this road: what if I don’t have enough money for retirement? Or what if the lump is cancerous? As we wrestle with the what ifs I have been encouraged b...
June 23rd, 2023
If you look at my left arm you will see a significant scar. Every scar has a story. When I was a kid, I decided to race my cousin to the front door of our house. This made the storm door the finish line. I stuck my left arm through it and had to get nineteen stitches. For the record, I won! Almost all of us have some scars on our body and on our spirit as well. Maybe you were molested...
Lessons From Mom
May 12th, 2023
This Sunday we celebrate Mother’s Day. What have you learned from your mother? Most of us have a massive list. My Mom taught me that Jesus Christ is most important. There were many things she wanted for me in life but most of all she wanted me to experience the hope and joy of knowing Christ. She was a woman of prayer both in front of me and in the background of my life. She demonstrate...