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 »

I’m Not a Prideful Person, Three Questions To Know If You Are

This summer we are jumping into the parables of Jesus.  What is a parable?  Very simply, it’s a story that has a spiritual principle you can learn.  Why stories?  Remember what Jesus said?  He told stories because not everyone has a ready heart.  Not everyone is able to see or understand spiritual things.  That’s why Sam, the first week, stopped and prayed and we have been doing it ever since.  I’d like to do the same today.  Let’s . . . 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 »

Is Hell Real?

This summer we are jumping into the parables of Jesus.  What is a parable?  Very simply, it’s a story that has a spiritual principle you can learn.  Why stories?  Remember what Jesus said?  He told stories because not everyone has a ready heart.  Not everyone is able to see or understand spiritual things.  That’s why Sam, the first week, stopped and prayed and we have been doing it ever since.  I’d like to do the same today.  Let’s . . . Read More »

Jesus Responds To The Religious Leaders On Why He Hangs Out With “Sinners”

Today we are continuing our summer series studying the Parables of Jesus, by looking at what may be the most popular of all the parables.  This parable will center around three characters all of whom we will be able to relate to in some ways, while getting such a clear image of how our Heavenly Father treats and feels about us!  Today we are studying The Parable of The Prodigal Son, which is such a powerful story of . . . Read More »

Humility, Generosity, & Reaching People For Christ

Welcome back everyone to our big summer series studying The Parables of Jesus.  I’m hoping that you are enjoying this series as much as we are!  You know, as we walk through Scripture and these amazing teachings of Jesus, we hope that you are not only seeing how relevant the Bible is to our lives today, but it’s really our prayer that His Words and these teachings are changing your life, your perspectives, your choices, and by changing . . . Read More »