I may have lightened up too much... This time in 2008, I was headlong in planting a church in central Ohio. It was a season of life where everything mattered and there was little wisdom on choosing the right battles to fight. A few costly mistakes were made and I started to wager whether or … Continue reading Medication vs. Ambition
“At the beginning of your petitions an answer went out, and I have come to give it, for you are treasured by God. So consider the message and understand the vision:” Daniel 9:23 Daniel prayed constantly. God had given him great faith and sometimes would delay His answers to test it. Our God has not … Continue reading Be A Daniel
There are so many words in the English language which we don’t question and have no idea how we acquired them. Our common American English traces its roots back through middle English, old English, Germanic (or old French), and finally Latin. Looking up words and their etymology (language roots) is pretty rad. Here’s a fun … Continue reading Fun with Words
I did this talk for parents of students I pastor. There are many things I wished I known before I was twenty and here are the top ten.
1. Education is expensive but potentially a worthy investment if you know what you want in life. A lot of students stumble into universities and pick a degree based on limited knowledge and experience. Picking a degree like picking a tattoo design on a whim off the wall of a tattoo parlor sounds fun but … Continue reading 10 Things I wish I knew when I was 20
I don’t think it will help him unless his boss has a sense of humor.
One of the best gifts we can ever give or receive is the truth in love. The American Gospel docuseries called Todd White out as a false teacher and his response was saying the film was "demonically inspired". Lately, he has received the the rebuke with humility after much soul searching and "pruning" in his … Continue reading Theology Thursday: One of the Best Gifts We we can ever give or receive
To the person walking your dog by my yard and yeeting the poop bags behind the fence where they couldn’t be seen under the tall grass, I found them today and the mower helped to discover the wonderful surprises inside. While I do commend you for the long tenure of sneakily disposing of your pooches … Continue reading A Wonderful Surprise While Mowing Today!
I had the privilege of preaching at my church, Abundant Life, this past Sunday. Below is a snippet of the message. Just click the image to play it. Here is a link to the entire message if you want to watch it. The video is of our entire worship service. Feel free to watch the … Continue reading Preaching at Abundant Life