Do you find joy in worship? What about going TO worship? If not – maybe you should!
This psalm becomes a convicting challenge to not only find joy in worship but find ANTICIPATORY joy in that worship you are heading to. Continue reading Psalm 84: A Psalm of Anticipatory JOYFUL Worship
Our psalm reflection today is a little longer than I usually aim for – but I think the reflections on what was going on then and the reality of that still being the case today…coupled with some “action” items justifies the length. Continue reading Psalm 83: A Psalm of Action in the Midst of Evil
Success is such a dangerous word because it CAN divide and it CAN alienate but it also can be a good conversation that leads to a redefining of what “success” looks and feels like from a Biblical perspective. Continue reading FamilyFire: Redefining Success
This is part 1 of a 5 part sermon series on the “5 solas” that came out of the Reformation. This first part is on “Grace Alone” and is with Ephesians 2:1-10 as the text we worked through. Continue reading The Grace of God
The more I study and reflect on grace – the more I realize I simply am in awe of it’s complexity and yet simplicity. This blog comes from me working through grace for our Easter Sunrise sermon on April 1, 2018 Continue reading Grace 2.0: The Depths of Grace
Psalm 82 is a very short and yet powerful psalm that encourages and challenges the readers/hearers to be the very hands, feet, and heart of God when it comes to other people. Continue reading Psalm 82: A Psalm of Universal Judgement and Justice
Our final day, in this 2018 Lenten Passion Week series, finds us as the empty tomb (Mark 16:1-8). Mary Magadalene, Mary the mother of James, and Salome have come to the grave to anoint, and weep…but they are in for a huge reality check. Here is the cross direction we did for Easter. The purple still runs throughout the series….but now we add the perfect … Continue reading Day 7: The Resurrection