Change What You Believe Is Possible

I’ve always said; “You can’t live beyond what you believe.” In other words, our thinking and belief system will control our behavior. It will either cause us to attempt great things and multiply our potential, or it can cause us to live in fear and handicap our potential. If I...
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Loving Others: The Best, Messiest, Hardest Thing We Do

Weird title…right? Loving people shouldn’t be tough. How can loving people be messy? Why would loving people be hard? I think this is where we get it all wrong. We think that love should come naturally. Love should just effortlessly flow out of us like the air we breathe. If I...
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Our Response to Evil

Another shooting in America; more loss of precious lives; more devastated families; more grief; more fear; more political posturing; more blame; more self-righteous comments; more figure pointing; more emptiness; more brokenness; more hopelessness. Yes, it’s another very sad day...
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Don’t Limit God

I know this is going to surprise some people, but I used to really struggle trusting God for big things. Sometimes even now I struggle with God wanting to use my life to do great things for His Kingdom. Why would God want to use me anyway? There are surely way more qualified and...
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Vacation: The Need to Defrag

If you have a computer, there will come a time when you need to defrag your system. Some of them do this automatically, while others must be completed manually. Either way, if you want your computer to run at optimum performance, you need to defrag. Defining this process is as...
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The Cult of Busyness

I’ve always been a hardworking, self-motivated, driven person. It’s just hard wired into my DNA. There’s nothing wrong with this in and of itself. Everyone should have an energetic work ethic and not view hard work as something to avoid. There is something though that can creep...
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Listen To Those Promptings

This may come as a surprise to some of you, but sometimes even Pastors struggle. Sometimes even this Pastor struggles. We all experience life. We all are confronted with our share of stress, work expectations, disappointments, frustrations, physical challenges, fatigue and...
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You’ve Got To Do Something With It

We’ve all heard the phrase; “If you don’t use it you lose it.” But have you ever applied this statement to your faith in Jesus? This phrase is true in so many areas of our lives. It plays out with skill sets that lay dormant, physical fitness that is not maintained, and even...
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