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 »

Could I Really Be Better For All I Walked Through In 2020?

This Christmas season we have been talking about fear and how to overcome it by looking at the Christmas Story and how Mary, Joseph, and the Shepherds dealt with and overcame fear.  It was an awesome conversation.  I always enjoy this time of year and walking through the Christmas story is always so powerful as we celebrate the Birth of our Savior!  But with all that 2020 has brought to the table, talking about overcoming fear felt like . . . Read More »

I Wanted To Quit Being A Pastor

Have you ever wondered; I am facing struggle after struggle, what exactly is God doing about it?  Maybe life isn’t working out the way you thought it would.  Maybe you have read scripture and expected passion and joy with God, but you look at your life and think, ‘It’s not working.’ Let’s read one of those scriptures filled with promises.  This is God speaking. 11 I know what I’m doing. I have it all planned out – plans . . . Read More »