“Camouflaging Greeds to look like Needs”

Kirk Franklin recently said, To die with untapped greatness inside of you is a sin. To miss the moment you were created for (outside of knowing God and being known by Him) is a travesty. The evening news is filled with headlines of scandals because character was not the main agenda. I agree you cannot […]

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A Confession…

I’ll admit it…I can be a little grumpy from time to time.  I get caught up in what has to be done and lose sight of the now.  Two nights ago I KJ and I took the golf cart around the block a few times.  It was just getting dark, the creation was screaming a […]

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Making Much of Jesus!

ND Wilson said, “God is a God of galaxies, of storms, of roaring seas and boiling thunder, but He is also the God of bread baking, of a child’s smile, of dust motes in the sun. He is who He is, and always shall be. Look around you now. He is speaking always and everywhere. […]

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Making Much of Jesus

KJ and I spent an hour yesterday touring a man’s back yard and home.  His yard is surrounded by bamboo and I stopped to ask him about getting some for my garden.  I have been looking for something to use for the beans and he was outside so I stopped to ask and that question […]

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Give Your Whatever’s to God Today!

Last week I picked up A Puritan Theology by Joel R. Beeke and Mark Jones.  The book is basically a Puritan Systematic Theology and I love what I’ve read so far.  I’ve been picking different chapters and on Sunday afternoon I read the chapter, “Matthew Henry on a Practical Method of Daily Prayer.”  In that […]

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Breathing Breaths for the Glory of God

Yesterday, I wrote some thoughts I walked away with after listening to my friend Ryan Whitley preach from Psalm 139. If God knows our first breath and our last breath then it follows that every breath between should be lived for His glory.  The question I have for you today is simple—how should we breathe […]

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Thoughts from Psalm 139

There are many challenges that come with God’s call to preach, but perhaps the most ‘joyful stress’ in the life of the pastor is the overwhelming pressure of “It’s Monday, but Sunday’s Coming!”  When it comes to preaching it doesn’t matter what happens on Monday through Saturday…on Sunday the church will be full of people […]

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Feb 15, Living Every Moment in the Moment!

Years ago I felt God’s leading to invest my time in the Word of God and in spending time teaching men who could turn around and invest their time in others.  I’ve always led ‘reading groups’ where I gather with men and read a particular book and talk about what we have read.  Currently I […]

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