I’m Unhappy – So I Have No Joy…

One common misperception regarding joy is that it is linked to your happiness.  As Christians, we are promised JOY as a gift from God; we are not, however, guaranteed happiness.  Jesus tells us that storms will come.  He then teaches us to rebuke the storms and to stand firm in faith, but in the end,…

Denounce The CEO Club!

Easter Sunday is quickly coming upon us; and that means something significant for the church.  In America, we see 15% of “unchurched” folk come to church on Easter and Christmas… lovingly known as the CEO Club (Christmas and Easter Only) or Chreasters.  So, why is it that they aren’t retained in the church?  In other…

Forgiveness = Freedom = JOY!

Did you know that you are meant to be free?  As a Christian, it is your God given right to be free from the chains of bondage that imprison the world.  Christ died to set us free, but although that freedom is free – it comes at a price.  Let me use scripture to bring…