Don’t Change Anything!

As we get started here today, I want to ask you a question or two.  How do you handle change?  Does just hearing that word “change” throw a little tension into your body this morning?  I want you to think about how you respond to change while I ask the next question.  Are you open to something new, or to new ideas?  How do you respond to new thoughts?  Now before you answer that question, I do want . . . Read More »

Life Is Hard, Don’t Give Up!

You know, life is really challenging.  And I know that if you have spent any length of time on this planet, that statement doesn’t surprise you, life is so tough, isn’t it?  There is a lot to push through.  There are responsibilities, work stress, messy people stuff, and on and on it goes…and I wonder how many of us just feel tired or just worn down by all that life throws at us.  Is that how you feel . . . Read More »

Are You Looking For Loopholes On Just Who You Must Love?

Welcome everyone to our big summer study on The Parables of Jesus.  I’m really excited about this opportunity to study these awesome stories that Jesus shares with us, and I have to say as we get started here today that this first one that we are looking at today will challenge us a bit, and frankly, is a great lesson for us in the world that you and I are living in today.  A world that is very . . . Read More »

The Importance and Power Of Your Thoughts

Welcome back everyone to our big study of the book of Philippians.  This is my last conversation in the Philippians study, and in many ways, I will be bummed to see this series end next week, it’s just so fun to walk through Scripture the way we have, and this particular study just seemed so perfectly timed for the world you and I are living in today.  We have broken our study down to two parts, if you . . . Read More »

Are You Making Things Harder Than They Need To Be?

Today we continue our study of Philippians by looking at a new section of Scripture! Believe it or not, after four weeks studying Philippians 2:1-4 we are now moving on and I want you to know as we get started today, that what we are diving into, is widely considered to be one of the greatest and most moving passages Paul ever wrote about Jesus.  How is that for an exciting build up to a section of Scripture!  . . . Read More »

Living Victoriously Regardless Of What Life Throws At You Next

Welcome back everyone to week three of our study on the book of Philippians that we are calling “The Ultimate Guide to Life & Love.”  I’m so excited about this and am hoping that three weeks in you are already understanding just how relevant and timely the book of Philippians can be for our lives today.  We are living in difficult and confusing times.  It feels like we cannot turn on the TV or open our phones or . . . Read More »