11/13/18 Imitators

READING: 1 Thessalonians 1-5 “. . .  you yourselves became imitators of us and of the Lord.” 1 Thessalonians 1:6 The older I get, the…

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11/12/18 Upside Down

READING: Acts 17:1-18:18 “These men who have turned the world upside down have come here too.” Acts 17:6 Whenever we speak the Word of…

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7 Reasons the Worship Style Should be the Same in All Services  

Sometimes I’m surprised that “worship wars” are still a reality in some places. Some of the same questions we faced twenty years ago are still on the table today. Thus, the question for this post is, “Should a church with multiple services also have multiple worship styles?”

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11/11/18 Trusting Him

READING: Acts 13 “Suddenly an angel of the Lord appeared. . .” Acts 13:7 I don’t always understand why things happen the way they do. In…

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11/10/18 Powerful Worship

READING: Acts 15-16 “Don’t harm yourself, because all of us are here!” Acts 16:28 When we lived in Kentucky, I taught at a local prison. Though the guys I taught…

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11/09/81 Abused Freedom

READING: Galatians 5-6 “. . . don’t use this freedom as an opportunity for the flesh.” Galatians 5:13 As a young pastor, I was quite…

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8 Reasons to Pray for First Responders

I confess that I write this post today after hearing about the death of a first-responder police sergeant who gave his life trying to save others in Thousand Oaks, California. As a former volunteer firefighter, I’m especially sensitive to this kind of tragedy. So, may I make a suggestion to you?

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