Thursday, April 25, 2019

I believe that there is a crisis in the American Evangelical Church.

As I look at the landscape of the Evangelical Church I am concerned when I see inconsistency in essential doctrine, lack of clarity on basic truths, the abandonment of core principles, the compromise o...

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

I am concerned that the American Evangelical Church has become lax in their standard for selecting pastors to lead the local church. 

Whether it be formal training, leadership ability, or personal character, many churches have compromised standards and placed unqua...

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

I have loved worship music since I was a little kid.  I remember that one Christmas my dad bought my mom and large stereo-system and from the time it was set up it was rarely turned off.  Contemporary Christian music would fill our house from sun-up to sun-down.  I gre...

Saturday, February 2, 2019

The life of unborn children must transcend the concept of politics.

For too long the issue of life in the womb has been a polarizing political issue that separates people along party lines.

If you have been in the news recently you have seen the drastic political legisla...

Saturday, January 26, 2019

Searching for the right church can be stressful and daunting.

Whether you have moved to a new place and need to find a church in your area or perhaps you do not have a home church and have started the search, the idea of trying to decipher which church is best for you c...

Sunday, January 20, 2019

In my Bible reading I was brought to Psalm 77. The Psalm was timely for where I find myself in life right now.

The Psalm starts with the writer crying out to God. It is clear from the language that he is wrestling with what has transpired in his life.

      "Yo...

Monday, January 7, 2019

Jesus and his disciples are walking in Jerusalem when his disciples expose a cause-and-effect theology they are holding on to when it comes to sin and suffering. They pass a blind man who John indicates has been blind since birth and the disciples proceed to ask Jesus...

Sunday, October 28, 2018

The church in Corinth was anything but boring!

And this fledgling group of Christ-followers were learning what it meant to follow Jesus and live a new life in the midst of a culture that was counter to everything they stood for.

The Apostle Paul founded the church at Cor...

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Every leader wants to see their dreams and visions come to life.

But what happens when God wants to accomplish your vision through someone else?

This was the situation that King David found himself in.  David had a burning desire to build a temple in Jerusalem as a dwell...

Friday, August 31, 2018

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This article was inspired by an episode of The Essential Church podcast titled, "The Purpose of Sunday."  Listen here.

If you have ever worked in ministry you know the feeling.

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