Anger: Why you are angry and what you can do about it

My daughter and I were coming home from flute lessons.  To be clear, I don’t play flute.  We noticed two cars going really fast and cutting in and out of traffic.  As they passed us, it was clear they were mad at each other.  Have you experienced road rage?  About a mile down the road, I knew there was a red light.  Sure enough, the closer we got, the light turned red.  This means, these two jack weeds . . . Read More »

The Danger Of Greed Is How Much Farther It Reaches Than Our Pocket Books

We have been in an awesome conversation this year called Rise Up & Stand Firm.  I’m thinking that at this point, if you have been walking with us, you are seeing just how significant this series is and also how personal and relevant this is to our lives.  I know it has meant a lot to me on a personal level, because we are talking about standing up as the people that God created us to be in . . . Read More »

Guilt: Who has it and what to do about it

Life change doesn’t happen without heart change.  That’s how Sam started his talk last week.  And that is why your heart is so important.  Your enemy is here to ruin your heart and Jesus is here to redeem it.  It’s the reason we are in this series called Rise Up and Stand Firm. King David told us the following. 7 Some trust in chariots and some in horses, but we trust in the name of the Lord our . . . Read More »

Rise Up & Stand Firm – It’s All About The Heart

So, we are in this big series called Rise Up and Stand Firm.  Really, it’s a conversation about the challenges we all face in life.  We are diving into spiritual warfare, and this idea that we can rise up and stand firm regardless of what life throws at us.  We can be people who live with courage and victory in a world working to keep us from ever living in that courage and victory.  I think sometimes when . . . Read More »

Rise Up & Stand Firm – The Foundation Matters

You know I’m just going to start by telling you how much I’m enjoying this first series of 2021 called “Rise Up & Stand Firm.”  What we are doing is challenging you to rise up and stand firm even as life throws so many challenges your way.  Life isn’t easy and we are never going to pretend that it is.  So how do you “rise up” when everything in life is pushing against you? How can you “stand . . . Read More »