The bi-annuals. That's what my brother calls them. You know them, you've seen them in your church. They are the the folks who show up twice a year, on Christmas and Easter. So as a pastor, how do you approach this opportunity to preach to a group of people that you only see these two … Continue reading Go big or go home
Here's a thought that first started while listening to a message by my pastor Scott Parrish: Does Jesus care if we are Christians? Ok, there it is...Discuss.
I have spent most of my young adult/adult life making resolutions. I'll spend some time on New Year's Eve thinking about the things I need and want to change about my life and then spend about 5 minutes actually committed to it. This year, that changes. My resolution this year is to trash resolutions. Instead, … Continue reading One Word 2012
Dreams are a funny thing. As kids, we dream big. We have aspirations to become President of the United States, to play shortstop for our favorite baseball team or to be that famous actor or actress. As time goes by, we are influenced by the world around us and so are our dreams. Some where … Continue reading for fear of dreaming
Yesterday, I began a discussion on the topic of identity (If you missed it, check it here). It all started with this question from Crosspoint Church's Justin Davis... Are you striving for something, chasing something (outside of Christ), that if you quit chasing tomorrow you wouldn’t know who you are? I have struggled with this … Continue reading Who Am I? – Part 2
Have you ever mixed someone up? I mean, thought you were talking to one person, but in reality you were talking to someone else? I have. When I was a child, my mom took me to see my dad in the middle of the day at his office. At that time, my dad worked in … Continue reading Dad?