Abundant Life Monday

Sometimes Monday’s can be a challenge. Am I rested and recharged for the coming week or am I down and dreading the week ahead? I find there are people who speak “words of life,” that bring a fresh enthusiasm to my spirit. One of those is Tim Keller,...

When it all falls apart…

As I was reading through my Twitter acount yesterday morning there seemed to be a common theme among alot of the leaders I respect: @JohnCMaxwell: Success represents the 1% of your work which results from the 99% that is called failure. -Soichiro Honda @DailyKeller:...

Simplify, Share, Invite

I was watching a video about inviting people to church with you. I know, the initial thought is probably, “How do I even bring it up?” or “They’ll think I’m some Bible thumper and just reject it”. Well, this video showed a group of little boys walking around their...

Public Worship or Private Worship

Which pleases God the most? I think we all know the answer. If I am kind and loving to my wife when I am in public, but at home I am preoccupied and disconnected, how strong is the relationship? Likewise, if we worship with great fervor on Sunday morning, but lack any...

‘The Life Together’

I love this picture of the beginning of the church in Acts 2: ’42 They committed themselves to the teaching of the apostles, the life together, the common meal, and the prayers. 43 Everyone around was in awe – all those wonders and signs done through the...

If You Have Been Redeemed, Say So

Our faith in Jesus is personal, but it’s not private. As we care about people enough to show them Christ’s love, we also need to care enough to tell them of God’s love. As Pastor Steve says, “the gospel is not intuitive, the Story needs to be...