Bit of a tense title, don’t you think? I think it’s rather suitable, though, considering the fact that it’s TRUE! We all have a monster inside of us. I actually discussed this last Sunday morning with the students in our new “Seven Daily Sins” series, where we discuss the seven deadly sins and how we commit them each and every day. Continue reading “The Monster Inside of Us”
For those who are my friends on Facebook, you probably saw my articles I shared earlier on someone who was both burnout as well as questioning their call and a guy who actually RESIGNED from his youth pastor position to seek help with alcohol addiction. These are two really hard topics that people don’t want to talk about and a lot of pastors don’t want to admit happen.
You typically hear of two churches splitting. This has happened more often than most realize! In fact, the church we merged with was born from one. However, this entire event was orchestrated by a God who can do immeasurably more than we could ever imagine. Continue reading “When Two Churches Merge”
This is going to be one of the most controversial, yet, I pray, enlightening, things I’ve ever written on. My wife knows me better than anyone and knows that I am a HUGE supporter of the Second Amendment (the right to bear arms (weapons), in case you are not American). I exercise this right legally on a daily basis, both in and out of my home. Continue reading “Is It Wrong for a Christian to Carry a Firearm (Legally)?”
It’s not been too terribly long since my last post, but suffice to say, we’re entering into a season of a lot of changes and I’ll be honest: I’m going out of my mind with fear, excitement, and anxiety! Continue reading “A Season of Change…A LOT of Change!”
It’s been….gosh, five months since I last wrote. It has been nothing short of an absolute whirlwind! More on that in a few minutes…
God has really been working on my heart, especially lately, and so much has come to the surface for me in regards to who I am. It has been painful, it has been ugly, and it has been gratifying. Sort of like ministry. Yes, that’s right, I said it: Ministry is painful, it is tough, and yet it is gratifying. Allow me to explain:
Hello again everyone.
I do apologize that it has been two weeks since my last post. A LOT has happened in the life of our church and I’ve been thrust into an exciting position of being able to preach this past Sunday morning as well as this upcoming one.