Poverty & Wealth (Part I of II)…

Poverty & Wealth: What They Are and What We Can Do About Them! Introduction: Various Statistics on Poverty: http://www.globalissues.org/article/26/poverty-facts-and-stats#fact26#fact26 Transition: My friends, for the next two Sundays we are going to be learning… Continue reading

Journal Entry From My Final Year In Seminary…

  On Emotional Maturity . Well, I have grown a lot over the last 11.5 years of following Jesus. . While I have certainly grown through personal Bible study, quiet times, 6.5 years… Continue reading

23 Great Memories With My Mom…

  The LORD has blessed my Mom and I to develop a great friendship over the years, especially since I have become an adult and Christ-follower. Here’s looking back at some great memories… Continue reading

27 Great Memories With My Dad…

  The LORD blessed me to spend more quality & quantity time with my 94 year old Dad before he went to heaven recently, and it caused me to reflect on some of… Continue reading

Real Women: What They’re Like & How To Become One…

  Real Women   Introduction: Henri Nouwen Quote   “When we honestly ask ourselves which person in our lives means the most us, we often find that it is those who, instead of… Continue reading

Why I Am Thankful For The Church At Which I Serve…

I feel like the LORD has been helping me more and more to realize what a blessing this local church is and has been to me and my family, so I thought I… Continue reading

When God Feels Far…

  Below is the transcript of an IM thread I had recently with a dear friend of mine. I pray it will be a blessing to you: 12:39am-Friend you are welcome and thank… Continue reading

35 Things I’ve Learned In My 35 Years On Earth…

The Cubs probably will NEVER win the World Series. Sigh…(But I’m still a fan and watching a game at Wrigley is still a fun event to experience with friends and loved ones!) Even… Continue reading

Perspectives On The Afterlife…

From High School Sophomore: “what im confused about is how i dont think its fair that really good people who do great things but aren’t really religious don’t get to go to heaven…i… Continue reading

A Weekend In the Life of A Man, Husband, Papa, Son, Pastor, and Friend…

A Weekend in the Life Of A Man, Husband, Papa, Son, Pastor, & Friend Just thought you all would get some encouragement from this. Our suburban, oftentimes mundane daily life is important to… Continue reading