It’s Easter Sunday, which is a day of celebration. It’s often a busy day of family get-togethers, Easter baskets, and Easter Egg Hunts. For many, it’s a day to dress a little nicer to go to church, and for some, it’s a tradition to go to church on bigger holidays like Christmas and Easter. So, for many inside their churches, it’s an exciting day with visitors and more attendance and energy around the church services. And all this . . . Read More »
Facing The Reality Of Grief & Loss
The Success Series Continues
One Last Look Back at a Challenging Year
The Last Sunday of 2020
Where Is God When It Hurts?
Being in a personal relationship with God means you deal with reality – the reality of what is happening in your heart and mind. You deal with the reality of your relationship with God. You deal with the reality of your relationship with others. You deal with the reality. To find spiritual freedom and transformation means we must make a commitment to live in reality. That means we give time and space to be with God. That means . . . Read More »
Soaring on the Wings of Eagles…Really?
So today we continue this I am Second series looking at a very inspiring young lady. Some may know her from the movie Soul Surfer which is all about her story. Her name is Bethany Hamilton, and I will tell you her story is inspiring and challenging because of how she responds to adversity, and the challenges of life. I know by now you probably sick of hearing about it, and you are thinking is he seriously going . . . Read More »
If God is all powerful, why is there suffering?
One of the greatest challenges we have is trying to understand why there is pain and suffering in our life. I have a family member who claims they don’t believe in God. As I was talking with them, they shared with me that in high school, one of their best friends was killed in an accident. It’s hard for them to understand how God could be all powerful and loving and allow pain and struggle. Just recently in . . . Read More »
Sometimes Pain Comes In Handy
I’m just going to come right out and say this as we get started today, I think today we are going to get into the true reality of life today, and if we are honest, reality isn’t always pretty. So as we jump into the next story in our “I Am Second” series you need to know, this one is going to be very raw. I know it might not be the world we show people on social . . . Read More »
Good morning! Last week, Ken talked about everyone’s favorite subject: money. Have you ever thought about the fact that the reason we hate talking about it so much is because of how much of an influence it has over our lives? We work each and every day for: money. We do or don’t do things because of: money. What we want we have to buy with: money. So we always seem to need more, so that we can . . . Read More »
Every Spiritual Journey That Leads to Depth goes through The Darkest places
We are in a series called Sticks and Stones. Have you ever heard the saying, “Sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me?” It’s a lie. Words can cut deeper and last longer than what sticks and stones can do to you. This is a relationship series that teaches how to be in emotionally healthy relationships. There are three parts to this series. Each Sunday we get together and we talk about in . . . Read More »