FEAR

I recently took some time to ask Jesus a personal question about myself.  Cognizant of the damage that fear can do, its paralyzing affects and its controlling nature I took…
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The First Christmas

Reflecting on the Biblical account of the birth of Jesus, I see two seemingly different groups of people.  There were the stately Wiseman. These men were sufficiently established in their…
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Increase My Ability

I want to see; more answered prayers, more healings taking place, greater ability to communicate, more of the power of God, more effective evangelism. Isn't this what most believers would want…
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What Do You See?

I was recently walking through the Painted Desert badlands of Arizona. All around there was nothing but sand, hills, washed out clay and an occasional sage bush. In the midst…
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What happens in the Workout Group?

This week we are getting up close and personal with one of our small groups! This group connects after worship and begins their time together with an incredible workout lead by…
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ALL ABOARD! NEXT STOP THE GULAG.

For almost seventy years of the 20th century, the Soviet Union engaged in the systemic elimination of religion. Beginning with Vladimir Lenin and then Joseph Stalin, they considered religion of…
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A BEST SELLER?

J.K Rowling writes a book, and she sells 120 million copies. I write a book, and I sell 120 copies... to my mother. No joke, she kept buying them and…
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X MARKS THE SPOT

When I was growing up we had a silly joke. Question: How do you tell a female chromosome from a male chromosome? Answer: Pull down its genes. We thought that…
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A CAPITAL SCANDAL

Last December Donald Trump announced that the US would move its American Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. The announcement was met with applause by some and condemnation…
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IF YOU’RE SO DARN RICH THEN WHY AIN’T YOU SMART

When I was growing up we had a poster in our basement of two hobos in an alley. The one says to the other, “If you’re so darn smart, then…
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