My family is excited to be part of a church plant in north Edmond, Oklahoma. Although there are many challenges associated with church plants, it seems to be where I am most comfortable. That is not to say that I prefer hard metal chairs over padded pews. However, there really is nothing more exciting and … Continue reading What is more important than people?
A few years ago, as I was studying the Apostle Paul’s letter to the Galatians, the feeling that I was missing something just wouldn’t go away. As I recall, I was looking at Galatians 2:20 and contemplating the ideas of being crucified with Christ and living by faith. I was wondering, “How can a dead … Continue reading Are you sowing to please the Holy Spirit?
Today is yesterday’s second chance! I have seen this quote or something similar to it several times recently. Second chances! Oh, how we need them! Oh, how we need each and every “Today!” However, today is more than yesterday’s second chance. It does provide an to opportunity try again. This effort needs to be intentional … Continue reading Three ways to make the most of our second chances
Many, many moons ago, I was both humbled and blessed by being present for a momentous occasion. You see, a small group of ministers was gathered at Silver Maple Camp, which is south of Kingman, Kansas, for the annual Kansas Ministry Retreat. The day, as I recall, was much like most days at this retreat. … Continue reading Are you longing for a better place to live?
So, the journey really does begin today. Now, I am not a fan of the vague posts designed to create an air of mystery about something big which may be going on in someone’s life. That is not what this is. It is vague, simply because the time is not right to reveal all. By … Continue reading The journey begins today!
During this time of the year, we often experience violent thunderstorms. That is what we saw early this morning is central Oklahoma. These storms are the result of the unstable atmospheric conditions created by the clash between relatively cold, dry air masses with warm, moisture laden weather systems. Clashes in worldviews produce similar conditions. This … Continue reading Are you seeking a closer walk with the Lord?
It's very important that people know that I really enjoy everything that has happened to me. And I tell my kids... you're not going to be the tallest, fastest, prettiest, the best track runner, but you can be the nicest human being that someone has ever met in their life. And I just want to … Continue reading Have you heard the news?