Ezek 13:9 My hand will be against the prophets who see false visions and who give lying divinations. They shall not be in the council of my people, nor be enrolled in the register of the house of Israel, nor shall they enter the land of Israel. And you shall know that I am the … Continue reading The Importance of Connecting with the Church
We are surrounded by the next big break through, the next trend, to current fad, “flavor of the week”. It’s the way the world operates. Constantly fighting for our attention because we become bored easily and whatever has our attention has our money. We also feel the pressures of social media, that tell us we … Continue reading When You Get Nothing Out of Church
I’m a member of a gym where the coaches habitually communicate to us through the week to motivate, encourage, inform, or even lecture when members aren’t either working hard or just not showing up. This was a message recently posted for our group It's Monday freaks! Set goals this week and follow through. Figure out … Continue reading When We Receive Unwanted Motivation
I remember the first time I was going to visit a person in the hospital. I had no idea what I would say, I barely knew the person, I had no idea where I was going, and I didn’t know what to do with the Bible that I carried in. It was stressful because I … Continue reading Pastoral Hospital Visits: A Doctor of the Soul
The Saturday between Good Friday and Resurrection Sunday is often overlooked. It’s one of those days we don’t really know what to do with. The Church calendar calls this Saturday “Holy Saturday”. It’s as if the Church historically didn’t want to let this day that seemed insignificant be neglected. This is the day after the … Continue reading Significance in Saturday
This past week I took a vacation. But it wasn't a vacation where I loaded up the family and drove across the country. I didn't plan a get away to some remote place. I simply stayed home and got in as much dad and husband time as I could. One of the lessons a pastor … Continue reading A Pastor’s Vacation
Veteran’s Day is a time to thank those men and women who have served the nation. Sometimes Christians rethink their service in the military during this time. They question their professions and reconsider their commitments to the nation in light of their commitment to Christ. Should Christians, who are part of the kingdom of God, … Continue reading Can Christians Serve in the Military?