The Marinovich Syndrome

Recently I watched a documentary special from ESPN entitled “The Marinovich Project”. Without a doubt, it was one of the most depressing sports stories I had ever heard. It detailed the life of Todd Marinovich, a kid who was “created” by his father to become the PERFECT Quarterback. Before little Todd was able to crawl, his father...

What Does ‘Being Saved’ Mean to You?

While reading through a devotional book, my wife asked me this simple question, “What does being saved mean to you?” In a poor attempt to flex my spiritual muscles and show her how well versed I was in theology, I fired off a line of seminary answers that were sure to dazzle her mind. She responded with an answer I wasn’t suspecting, “No, that’s what being saved IS… I'm asking what does it MEAN to YOU!”

Grace for the Pace

*We receive Vertical Grace –rel. w/ God; We relate Horizontal Grace – rel. w/ people *You’re either a grace giver or a grace killer (do you distribute it or expect it?) - I’m afraid the world isn’t as interest in Christ because of Christians… “soured” - Churched have a “Let me out” attitude – instead … Continue reading Grace for the Pace

This Isn’t Business, It’s Personal

Article by C.S. Depew During Christmas break of my sophomore year in college, our Pastor asked three of us to speak in front of the congregation on Sunday.  He wanted us to talk about college life and our Christian walk.  Without really thinking about it, I agreed.  When I did think about it, a pit … Continue reading This Isn’t Business, It’s Personal