If I’m not dead, You’re not done

Greater things are still to come Oh, I believe These are lyrics from the song My Testimony by Elevation Worship that we will be doing in two weeks. We are starting a new series called Testimony where Nick is going to be talking about our testimonies. Your testimony is so important. You can hear it…

The Difference Between Being Good and Being His

The other Sunday, I felt particularly urged to remind worship team, as well as myself, how important it is to lay at the alter whatever is hindering our worship. This is something that needs to be done regularly, if not constantly. Being fallen creatures, living in a fallen world, we are redeemed, but we still…

Why Take the Risk

Good morning my family!  I hope all is well and everyone is healthy.  I have been thinking a lot about something.  At this point, all we hear about is Coronavirus.  Everyone making sure their hands are clean.  Keeping our distance.  We are going extreme measures to make sure that we protect our homes.  I am…

Pruning

“I am the true vine, and my Father is the gardener. He cuts off every branch in me that bears no fruit, while every branch that does bear fruit he prunes[a] so that it will be even more fruitful. You are already clean because of the word I have spoken to you. Remain in me,…

How to Win a War

I recently read a book called “Building Better Families” by Matthew Kelly.  He discussed many topics related to raising amazing children.  I was reading the book for obvious reasons, but God spoke to me in an unexpected way. In one portion, Kelly listed out how to win a war.  Here is what he wrote: Know…

Pancakes

We just spent a vacation at Myrtle Beach and I tried to spend some time writing ideas for messages, blogs and such, waiting for God to point me in whatever direction He had in mind, and when He did I admit I was a bit confused, but here goes. Pancakes. Yep, pancakes. The highway here…

The True Vine

“I am the true vine, and my Father is the vinedresser.  Every branch in me that does not bear fruit he takes away, and every branch that does bear fruit he prunes, that it may bear more fruit." Way back in the early 80’s, having just returned from serving in the military, freshly divorced and…