Husbands Love Your Wives

Growing a healthy marriage involves many challenges and much hard work. Let’s face it, we men all too often leave the hard work of relationship building to our wives. We easily assume that they know more about such things and we simply lack confidence in our own relational ability. But we need to give ourselves […]

Small Words with Great Power

We have heard the nursery rhyme from early childhood: “Sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never harm me.” As well-meaning as this sounds, this brave statement is simply untrue. Yes, sticks and stones can break bones; and the wrong word at the wrong time can break the soul. But then, words […]

How Does Your Communication Shape Your World?

Scripture: James 3:1-12 Have you ever hit ‘reply all’ when you intended to only hit ‘reply’ on your email? You didn’t intend everyone to read those words. Tempers flare. Relationships are bruised. Have you ever posted something on social media you saw from another friend only to find out it was false? What you read confirmed your […]

When Did You See Jesus?

I talk with many people who in some way or another want to see Jesus in their lives. Maybe they ll stuck in a dead-end career. Perhaps, they believe deeply in the untapped potential of their loved ones or of themselves. ey read the awe-inspiring stories of scripture and long to experience Jesus step out […]

Building a Strong Foundation

A few years ago, I was on a trip to California and drove into San Francisco. The drive was absolutely beautiful, the redwoods, the ocean, the mountains, but the most fascinating site for me was the Golden Gate Bridge. I was intrigued as we drove across the bridge at its massive size being one-mile-wide and […]

Flawed

Flawed Families Of Th­e Bible is a good book written by two friends, Drs. Diana & David Garland.* I was ­flying when I read Flawed. The ­flight attendant walked by and after noticing the book’s cover said, “Aren’t they all.” I smiled back with “we each have our stories.” The next time she walked my […]

Sermon Heavenly Wisdom For Earthly Living Requires Work

A major religious bookstore does not carry “90 Minutes In Heaven” nor “Heaven Is For Real” nor “Miracles Are From Heaven”. It isn’t restricted by government regulations nor anti-religious groups. But the decision makers within that religious organization decided that these 3 experiences of Christian Faith did not meet their standard of what could be […]

What’s Love Got To Do With It?

Scripture: 1 Kings 11:1-13 “Solomon loved the LORD” (1 Ki. 3:3) “Solomon loved many foreign women” (1Kings 11:1) These verses chronicle what was either a long slide in the wrong direction or a sudden departure into fast and furious unfaithfulness. I wouldn’t be surprised if in some real sense it was both as Solomon experienced […]

Sermon RISEN: Trusting What You See In Christ

Easter connects us to eternal love, eternal life, and eternal purpose. We hunger to love and be loved because God made us and God is love. We yearn to live long & well because God is eternal and the purposes of His love never stop. Easter, through the resurrection of Christ Jesus, gives us this […]

Biblical Keys to A Successful Marriage

1. Commitment “Haven’t you read,” he replied, “that at the beginning the Creator ‘made them male and female,’[a] 5 and said, ‘For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and be united to his wife, and the two will become one flesh’. 6 So they are no longer two, but one flesh. Therefore what […]