God Is Still In Control

In light of world events it’s easy to wonder if God is still in control. More and more it seems as if this world is coming off the tracks. The horrific actions of others; the killing of innocent lives; the hopelessness that seems to be multiplying at a hectic pace; God where are...
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Does It Matter?

Sometimes it’s easy to wonder if it all matters. Does it really matter that I serve? Does it really matter that I give financially? Does it really make any difference that I get out of my chair and actively become a part of what God is doing? How does my tiny involvement have any...
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Sometimes God Doesn’t Make Sense

Sometimes we just expect God to make sense all the time. We assume He should be understandable, rational, and explainable. Yet, this is hardly the example we have as we read the pages of the Bible. Often, people were confused and perplexed about what God was doing or asking of...
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I Am Thankful

If you didn’t know already, I had surgery. Nice picture…right? No, it wasn’t anything serious or life threatening. It was simply years of sinus problems, sinus infections and difficulty breathing that had progressively gotten worse as I have aged. It’s funny how that works. They...
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Great Commitment OR Great Indifference?

I see a lot of indifference today. The brokenness of our world just makes people critical, sarcastic, and often indifferent. There is a hopelessness in our society. There is a helplessness in thinking anyone can make a difference, turn the tide and see positive change. Yes, there...
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Who Do You Belong To?

I know this may sound like a ridiculous question because most people will automatically respond; “I don’t belong to anyone. I’m my own master.” In our Western culture with our DNA of freedom and independence thinking anything else is pretty foreign. Yet, our relationship with God...
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Following Jesus and Halloween

Every year I hear the same old debate, the same old statements and the same old judgmental comments. “How can you guys participate in Halloween?” That’s the devil’s holiday.” “How can your church justify handing out candy on this night to a 1000 kids?” I wish they were legitimate...
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Team Foothills

I’ve always loved team sports rather than individual sports. I’d rather watch basketball, football, soccer, hockey or baseball rather than golf, tennis or even boxing. Why? Because I am fascinated by the dynamics of a team. The complexity of getting a team to work together to...
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