Tag Archive: church

What God Has Been Teaching Me Lately XIX…

Greetings My Friends~ As a humble pilgrim following Jesus through the rainforests and deserts of this earthly life, I would like to humbly share some of what God has been bubbling up in… Continue reading

Why American Christians Don’t/Barely Tithe…

Ahhh, one of the most difficult/uncomfortable topics for pastors to teach on. Money. Below are some thoughts, shared in love and humility, on why many American Christians do not give 10% of their… Continue reading

What God Has Been Teaching Me Lately XVII…

Greetings My Friends~ As a humble pilgrim following Jesus through the rainforests and deserts of this earthly life, I would like to humbly share some of what God has been bubbling up in… Continue reading

Preparing For Christmas I: A Journey Through Malachi (1:1-5)

Malachi 1:1-5 NIV “A prophecy: The word of the Lord to Israel through Malachi. Israel Doubts God’s Love 2 “I have loved you,” says the Lord. “But you ask, ‘How have you loved… Continue reading

100 Months: The Peaks And Valleys Of Being A Pastor…

For nearly the last ten years, the LORD Almighty has blessed me to be a pastor– an announcer, apologizer, counselor, empathizer, encourager, forgiver, giver, learn-er, listen-er, mediator, pray-er, preach-er, protector, pursuer, receiver, remind-er,… Continue reading

Can Secular Work Be Spiritual?

Great recent question from a friend of mine who is feeling as if his corporate job in the marketplace/secular world is somehow a step-down from the work of a pastor or missionary. Here… Continue reading

Haunting Bible Verses VI: We Suffer When Other Christians Suffer…Or Do We?

Hebrews 13:3 New Living Translation (NLT) Remember those in prison, as if you were there yourself. Remember also those being mistreated, as if you felt their pain in your own bodies. . . Please… Continue reading

Haunting Verses of the Bible IV: Entering the Kingdom of Heaven

Matthew 7:21-23 NIV True and False Disciples 21 “Not everyone who says to me [Jesus], ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but only the one who does the will of my Father who… Continue reading

Jesus’ People Are The Potpourri of Heaven…

2 Corinthians 2:14-16 NLT: But thank God! He has made us his captives and continues to lead us along in Christ’s triumphal procession.  Now he uses us to spread the knowledge of Christ… Continue reading

What God Has Been Teaching Me Lately I…

Greetings My Friends~ As a humble pilgrim following Jesus through the rainforests and deserts of this earthly life, I would like to humbly share some of what God has been bubbling up in… Continue reading