Ecclesiastes

This sermon by Solomon is 'an inspired confession of failure.'  He speaks with regret about the futility of happiness of life apart from God... or, as he says it: "all is vanity and vexation of spirit ... under the sun." *Note to the reader: This book is a divinely-inspired editorial of life.  It is very … Continue reading Ecclesiastes

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The End of Another Year

I recently watched a helpful helpful video comparing the end of a year to the end of life.  It got me to thinking personally. What if I did the same.  The sweet memories, the regrets, the lessons learned, the highs and lows.  Here a few thoughts of personal inventory guided by Philippians 3:7-15. When I … Continue reading The End of Another Year

To My Children

Before the sun sets again, I must tell you what you mean to me. I love you. I'm so proud of you and thankful for the opportunity to be your father. You are so beautiful in my eyes. I couldn't be happier with you. I have loved you since the moment that you were conceived. You are mine and I am yours. You bear my likeness, and I'm so glad - I hope you are, too. You are a masterpiece of creation, hand-woven with strength for a purpose. You have been gifted with so much potential and opportunity. I treasure you. I love you.

Why Media Ministries Fail…

Like anything else in the church (and life), the things that work best didn't just get here by accident. They were carefully created. Great ministries don't just spring up one day accidentally - they must be prayed over and thought through. The Media Ministry is no exception. It won't be successful without God-honoring goals. It'll surely crash if left to auto-pilot!

The Grace Walk

Proverbs 3:5-6, Romans 5:17-21 Becoming an Overcomer – is a process.  It takes time – ups and downs – set backs ... Pattern of Regression Complacency – “I’m okay” Confused – “Why?” “Everything has been going so good.” Compromise –“It’s not that bad. I’m in control” Why do Christians fail? We rely on our own … Continue reading The Grace Walk