Nameless faceless revival

Matthew 16:18 (NIV) “…I will build my church, and the gates of Hades will not overcome it.” It was a beautiful sunny day, 1998 when my life was forever changed.  It was a seemingly normal day, but I didn’t realize God was on the move.  You see, I was a 19-year-old college student and runningContinue reading Nameless faceless revival

Finding Joy

Most of us can say 2020 has been one of the craziest, most difficult, and downright lousiest year we have ever experienced! Every time we turn on the news there is a new crisis we are facing. And although we have been “in it together” we have also collectively been in a place of discouragementContinue reading Finding Joy

christianity + racism

“A Church that has lost its voice for justice is a Church that has lost its relevance in the world.” Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. My heart is grieving over the murders of George Floyd and Ahmaud Arbery. Like many of you I am in shock that these atrocities are still happening in 2020! JesusContinue reading christianity + racism

Easter Monday encouragement

Maybe Easter wasn’t what you had hoped it would be. Missing your family traditions, parties, and packed out Easter Services. Maybe you feel a little like the disciples on the first Easter; scared, confused, and hiding behind locked doors. The hope of Easter Monday is Jesus is alive. Friends, let me remind you this is NOTContinue reading Easter Monday encouragement

The Quarantined Church

As pastors, one of the hardest decisions our team ever had to make in 20 years of ministry was canceling our “normal” Sunday morning service during this COVID-19 virus.  On one hand, my faith told me “God will protect us. Do not forsake meeting together.” On the other hand, wisdom told me to “honor ourContinue reading The Quarantined Church