Dinner, Water & Intimacy!

Marriage and Family “for no one ever hated his own flesh, but nourishes and cherishes it, just as Christ also does the church,” Ephesians 5:29 Weeds, Untrimmed Bushes, Brown Grass, Dead Flowers…. That is what my yard looks like… yikes! (For those in Salem, I use that...

Gospel Conversations

Jesus Talk “And there is salvation in no one else; for there is no other name under heaven that has been given among men, by which we must be saved.” Acts 4:12 I recently listened to a podcast by Thom Rainer that spoke of the effectiveness of churches in reaching...

Awkward Jesus

Jesus Talk “Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.” Joshua 1:9 Does the cross have any significance to you? Rebecca and I were going to some furniture...

6th Grade Man Talk

Marriage and Family “Then Joshua commanded the officers of the people, saying…” Joshua 1:10 “Dad, we need to talk…” A few days ago, my youngest son walked into the room and said, “Dad, now that I’m in 6th grade, we should have another man talk.” I have made it a...

Wait! Watch! Listen!

Marriage and Family “Blessed is the man who listens to me (wisdom personified), watching daily at my gates, waiting at my doorposts.” Proverbs 8:34 A week of firsts…first masters level hermeneutics class… first time being Lead Pastor…first time both of my boys...