Tag Archive: serving

How & Why To Sacrificially Serve, Give & Witness…

The LORD calls & saves & makes new & transforms His people to grow closer to the LORD (knowing Him), grow closer to other Christians (fellowship/discipleship), grow in sharing the Gospel with non-Christians… Continue reading

Biblical Foundations 28: Elevating Others 3

We continue, by God’s grace, to look at the foundation of this local church–what is the LORD doing in us and through us? Why does He have us attending here? The last two… Continue reading

Biblical Foundations 9: Elevating Community 2 (Romans 12)

. Over the last 8 posts we have been digging deeply into the Bible to understand the foundations of this local church— . Why does God have us attending here? (VISION—where is God… Continue reading

What God Has Been Teaching Me Lately XXXIX (39)…

Greetings My Friends~ As a simple 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

Jesus Loves People With Actions AND Words…

Let’s walk through Luke 4:31-44 together. Words in bold are from the Bible…everything else are my thoughts… Luke 4:31-44 31 Then he went down to Capernaum, a town in Galilee, and on the Sabbath… Continue reading

Haunting Verses of the Bible VII: The Love Of Most Will Grow Cold

“At that time many will turn away from the faith and will betray and hate each other, and many false prophets will appear and deceive many people. Because of the increase of wickedness,… Continue reading

The American Dream Vs. The Heavenly Dream…

Please click on the Scripture passages below to read them. The American Dream Involves Humans Having/Getting What We Want NOW (Matthew 16:26) (2 Timothy 3:1-5) (Luke 15:11-12) And In Order To Achieve It Requires… Continue reading

Leaving A Legacy…

My friends, may we all get to the point where we are willing to share our testimony [what Jesus has done in our lives] and where we actually have a testimony to share.… Continue reading

Some Thoughts On Loving Those Who Are Deeply Hurting…

Some Thoughts On Loving Those Who Are Deeply Hurting   1. Love them like the Biblical Job’s friends did at first—BEFORE they opened their big mouths (please click on verses to see Job… Continue reading

God’s Call To Me As A Pastor…

Passion and Results The LORD called me to full time vocational ministry to “preach the Word” (2 Timothy 4:2 NIV) in late March of 2004. After the LORD gave me these marching orders… Continue reading