Come as you should be.

I always find it fascinating how willing we are in the church to sacrifice other people’s relationships with Christ. Let me explain a bit what I mean with a story from church last Sunday. I preached this week on having a joyful attitude. I used the story from last week’s blog post as a contrast to […]

Joyful Hearts and Sunburned Calves

\\EDIT I accidentally clicked the wrong date for the automatic publishing. Whopps! Thanks Todd for the catch and text.   You know that song “anything you can do I can do better”? My version of that song would go “anything you can do quicker I can do slower”. Part of this is because I am […]

Well that escalated quickly

Well it was bound to happen. I am pretty sure I have lost out on my opportunity to serve as a church planter in the denomination. For the last couple of months, I have been in various meetings with decision makers in the denomination in order that I might be considered for a potential Church […]

Oh those dang Hedonists

I think King Solomon would be a great dude to party with on Saint Patrick’s Day. I mean I am sure he would practice self-control, but at the same time I could see him throwing back some Irish Car Bombs. Solomon wrote the Book of Ecclesiastes and he is pretty clear in there that we […]

The Comparison Culture

The first time I ever remember comparing my self to someone else was around 3rd grade.  There was a kid in my class who had a Sega Game Gear. It was the coolest thing I had ever seen. I had a lousy Game Boy. I remember one day sitting in after care and watching him […]

Those lofty expectations

I have noticed in my life that my expectations are never the reality that comes to fruition. I don’t know if that’s because every one of my expectations involves me with a six pack of abs or if its because they are just too lofty. I guess by the nature of them having me with […]