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

Your Year of Fulfillment

Can you believe that it is almost the year 2020? One of the practices I do at the end of every year, usually starting mid-October is to seek God about the upcoming year.  Part of my preparation for the New Years is to take time to evaluate my previous goals and accomplishments, which includes makingContinue reading Your Year of Fulfillment