Greetings Friends, and HAPPY EASTER! Before we all jump into the wildness that has become Easter weekend, I wanted to write you and remind you of the great gift we have through Jesus’ resurrection. In 1 Peter 1:3, Peter celebrated the hope that we all have because of Jesus’ resurrection from the dead. The hope of which Peter spoke isn’t a… Read More
I met Heather yesterday in a restaurant. She was a waitress working the slow afternoon shift at a local watering hole. Heather is only twenty-one, but the weariness in her eyes makes her look much older. I asked Heather about her story. She is in her second year at a local community college trying to complete her associate degree… Read More
“Lesson 1–Don’t disobey God or you might get vomited. Lesson 2–If you do get vomited, give thanks for it.” Curious? Click to image to learn about the power of gratitude.
Do you embrace or push against God’s boundaries? They’re there for our protection. Boundaries from Will Davis Jr on Vimeo.
This week I celebrate thirty-five years as a minister of the Gospel…thirty-two of those as a pastor. I have obviously seen and learned a lot during those years, and I have witnessed some pretty clear patterns of behavior in Christians. Today I thought I would share some of the common mistakes I have seen Christians make over the decades. I… Read More
Well, it’s a new year and a time we all tend to do some reflecting. What went right in the last year and what went wrong? Where were we successful and where did we fail? What would we do differently if given the chance? And, what lessons did we learn? In the spirit of a little self-disclosure and with… Read More
Here’s a really great post from my friend, Chelsea Landis: I Walk Away from Jesus I flew back to Austin last night after spending time at home with my family. It had been a really long time since I have been home. I realized something this visit that I’ve never really thought about in depth before. Home didn’t change at all since… Read More
Susie and I had the opportunity to team teach last weekend on gratitude. It’s a practical and helpful message that’s loaded with fun and a little chaos. Click the image to watch or listen.
How old are you? At the time of this writing, I’m fifty-two years old. I’ll be fifty-three in less than three months. By today’s standards, I’m middle-aged bordering on, well; let’s not go there. I’ll be seventy in only 6570 more days. How old are you? Our thinking about age is one of the many areas where what we… Read More