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...

Youth Day, Fun Day!

Jesus Talk “I in them, and You in Me, that they may be perfected in unity, that the world may know that You sent Me, and loved them, even as You loved Me.” John 17:23 I’m hanging out with youth from our church ALL DAY! We are going to have a GREAT DAY! A highly...

Rebecca Puts Up With A Lot!

Marriage and Family “Only be strong and very courageous; be careful to do according to all the law which Moses My servant commanded you; do not turn from it to the right or to the left, so that you may have success wherever you go.” Joshua 1:7 Last evening, we took...

Daddy, Is It a Sign From God?

Jesus Talk “And I will grant wonders in the sky above, and signs on the earth beneath…” Acts 2:19 Daddy…do you believe it is a sign from God? Two weeks ago, I was taking a group of youth from the church downtown to talk to people about Jesus. The question we were...