The Shadowy Phantom of Church 1

Every church has at least one. In our gathering, I think we have several. This wispy, sneaky, hard to identify person or family is the center of many conversations. “We don’t measure up to them. We are not good enough for them. They won’t accept us because we are not like them. Everyone here does, […]



3 Essential Ingredients for Life

Here is a blog post I just added to Church Central I spent a bit of time this week engaging someone on social media. Most of us probably have the major outlets that open opportunities beyond our own circles. This particular person took offense at my message from 1 John 2:1-2 stating the believers can […]

Heart Words

Our bodies are an amazing creation. The way we were designed to function boggles the mind. I heard, or probably read one time, that Leonardo da Vinci said just studying the human hand would lead someone to the Creator. While I don’t know if Leonardo really said that, I do know that we are magnificent […]



Do I Have To? 1

In the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus presents an example of how to pray. Millions of us have memorized the prayer best known as “The Lord’s Prayer.” I wonder though, if we have lost something due to the familiarity of the words?   Beginning in the third sentence we encounter these thoughts: “Give us this day […]

I Don’t Have Time to Read the Bible 2

Everyone has differing stats and can probably quote competing studies regarding the amount of time people spend on social media. Here are some numbers, dated 1/1/2015 from a Cowen and Company poll, across all age groups. As with any study, take it for what is worth. All age groups spend about 42.1 minutes per day on Facebook, […]

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