Archives for April 2019

Only Easter?

“If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me. For whoever would save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake will save it.” ­– Luke 9:23–24 Faithful church-goers often get frustrated with Christians who only attend services a couple of times a year, usually Christmas and Easter. I get it. When someone claims to love Jesus but neglects the very thing He died for, the church, you wonder what kind of game he or she is … [Read more...]

Serve the Lord with Gladness

Serve Day, this past Saturday, was a huge success. We had people building, cooking, folding, cutting, weaving, picking up trash, cleaning out the neighborhood street drains and putting together lunch bags for homeless people. I am so glad to be part of a church that sees the needs of people and does whatever is needed to get the job done. A special thanks to Dan Harrison, Chad Royal and the Serve Team for putting together a great event. Hosanna! Blessed is He who comes in the name of the … [Read more...]

Hungry for the Right Things!

Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be filled. Matthew 5:6 (NIV) Most of my life I have either been on a diet, coming off a diet or in need of starting one! Unfortunately my eating philosophy comes too close to a Mae West quote I once read: Too much of a good thing is Wonderful!! I laughingly share this quote when eating that second or third piece of cake or other desired delicacy. In reality however, it is a rotten formula for healthy living and is part … [Read more...]