The First Way We Miss Jesus – We are too busy!

Well, it is hard to believe, but the holidays are upon us.  And today I am introducing our Christmas series, entitled “Missing Jesus.”  I’m really looking forward to this discussion through the Holidays because it is going to give us a chance to look at the Christmas story from an important and unique perspective, but it also is going to give us a chance to be realistic and talk about some of the challenges that come up around . . . Read More »

Success Series Intro – 5 Reasons Why Our Christianity Doesn’t Seem To Be Working.

Have you ever heard someone who doesn’t go to church talk about Christians as hypocrites?  Have you ever heard someone say they would never go to church or be a Christian because Christians are so judgmental and act like they are perfect while the rest of us just aren’t living up to their lofty standards?  You probably have heard something like that, and I don’t know about you, but it’s easy to hear the hurt in someone saying . . . Read More »

Corona: I Lived One Year and Aged Ten Years

In this past year, I feel like I lived for 1 year but aged 10 years.  Do you feel like that?  The feeling like you are stuck, stressed, frustrated.  Almost like you feel frozen and there is nothing you can do about it.  This past year has been filled with chaos.  And it has led to people feeling exhausted. Exhausted emotionally, physically, politically, I could go on and on. Let’s quickly walk through what we have dealt with . . . 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 »

The Foundation Matters

Good morning! We have reached the end of the sermon on the mount. We’ve worked our way through Jesus’ teaching in Matthew 5, 6 and 7. I was just thinking, can you imagine sitting and listening to Jesus teach this whole thing? We’ve gone through this series all summer long! So really, however long I may take today is nothing in comparison to how long the original sermon was, so don’t keep checking the time. I promise not . . . Read More »