Encouragement For Females…

  Before you read this, please listen to the song “Beautiful” by MercyMe (please click HERE).   Now, in honor of…well, in honor of the fact that you are all so FANTASTIC, we leaders have… Continue reading

God Pursues Us Everyday…

God has been with us everyday of our lives, whether we:   -Believe in Him or not -Love Him or not -Spend time with Him or ignore Him -Listen to Him or don’t… Continue reading

Appendectomy A-musings…

  Well, thank the LORD, the fantastic staff at Lake Forest Hospital, my amazing wife, and all of you: I am now at home recovering from an emergency appendectomy, sore but snug in… Continue reading

Encouragement at the Funeral of A Baby…

  I would like to share some encouragement this morning with you all:   A. God loves everyone—the Bible is clear on that. But in the stadium of Jesus’ great love, it is… Continue reading

Poverty & Wealth II (Part II of II): What Do We Do Now?

  “Poverty & Wealth: What Do We Do Now?”   Question: What were you doing at 11:27 at night on May 30th, 2002?   It was a Thursday night—I looked it up. Many… Continue reading

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