We Have Been Here Before!

For we do not want you to be unaware, brothers, of the affliction we experienced in Asia. For we were so utterly burdened beyond our strength that we despaired of life itself. 9 Indeed, we felt that we had received the sentence of death. But that was to make us rely not on ourselves but…

The Modern Tweeter and the Ancient Farmer

Lately, I have been considering the specific words God chose to use in particular areas of the Bible.  I believe, not only the meaning of the scripture, but, the particular words the Holy Spirit chose are very important.  What has been sticking out most recently are the scriptures referring to sowing and reaping.  I’d say…

Nothing worth doing is easy.

We just made a 1400 mile trip to our new home in Texas.  Nothing worth doing is easy.  I’ve lived in Florida my entire life (except the first two years) and I’ve always wanted to leave.  I dislike Florida very much.  I don’t like the heat all year, or the beach, or the mosquitos, or…

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…