If you’re like me and other families I’ve been around as a Youth Pastor, there are times that the pace of life gets very hectic. Where the activities we are a part of dominate our lives, and it takes every ounce of energy to just keep up. That also includes the various church events weContinue reading “5 Questions To Help Create The Family Culture You Want”
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We were all going into 2020 saying ‘This is the year, I’m seeing 20/20, I’m accomplishing all my goals and going to win this year.’ But then Corona. And because of Corona, everything we were hoping for in 2020 became irrelevant. For many of us our hopes and dreams were replaced with fear, anxiety, confusion,Continue reading “20/20 Vision”
Finding Life in a Cemetery
There is a cemetery near our house and for some reason our kids love to go to the cemetery and jump on the tree stumps. As they jump and run to the next stump I often walk around and look at the tomb stones. It’s a very sobering juxtaposition between life and death. While myContinue reading “Finding Life in a Cemetery”
Are You Prepared to Die?
Today is Good Friday, a day that every Christian looks to as the epicenter of Salvation. Without Good Friday there is no Resurrection Sunday, and if there is no Resurrection Sunday we are ‘above all people most to be pitied’ (1 Cor. 15:19). Good Friday is also a stark reminder that, “Jesus told his disciples, “IfContinue reading “Are You Prepared to Die?”
4 Ways to Focus on God in Quarantine
We are coming up on three or four weeks of no school, limited social interaction, and lots of family time. I’m sure that this is starting to get really hard for most of us. But, however difficult this time is for your family, don’t let Christian life become the thing that you cut out ofContinue reading “4 Ways to Focus on God in Quarantine”
What does the Bible say about Social Distancing?
We all know a little bit about COVID-19, many of us have tracked information from the World Health Organization, the Center for Disease Control, CNN, FOX, Local News, Social Media, that random guy at the grocery story, etc. We all want to know what’s going on and we all want to know when life canContinue reading “What does the Bible say about Social Distancing?”
6 Remember this: Whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows generously will also reap generously. 7 Each of you should give what you have decided in your heart to give, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver. 8 And God is able to bless you abundantly, so thatContinue reading “God’s Provision”
Servanthood is the path to Resurrection
“You call me ‘Teacher’ and ‘Lord,’ and rightly so, for that is what I am. 14 Now that I, your Lord and Teacher, have washed your feet, you also should wash one another’s feet. 15 I have set you an example that you should do as I have done for you. 16 Very truly IContinue reading “Servanthood is the path to Resurrection”
The Power of Persistent Prayer
Then Jesus told his disciples a parable to show them that they should always pray and not give up… 7 And will not God bring about justice for his chosen ones, who cry out to him day and night? Will he keep putting them off? 8 I tell you, he will see that they getContinue reading “The Power of Persistent Prayer”
What can Worry add to Your Life?
33 But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well. 34 Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own. Matthew 6:33-34 The passage above is a very common passage that multitudes of ChristiansContinue reading “What can Worry add to Your Life?”