Almost a Nightmare

Over two years in the planning, it started off as a dream vacation - 4 families with 11 kids spending the week in a beautiful log cabin in the Pocono [...]

Let Me Hear Your War Cry!

Now that I’m ‘over-the-hill’, I run into a lot of ‘been there, done that’ situations, but I had a new one the other day: being witnessed to by a [...]

Body and Worship

I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual [...]

The Straw that Broke the Camel’s Back

We've been going through one of those stretches where God just keeps allowing more and more tests, stress, obstacles, burdens, concerns, and any number of [...]

Not Ashamed

In Romans 1, Paul contrasts righteousness with unrighteousness.  Righteousness begins and ends with faith.  The righteous man believes the truth about God; [...]

A New Take on Children’s Ministry

This is a new take on children's ministry.  We're not ministering to them - they're the ones doing the ministry.  God listens to the prayers of kids. [...]

All We Need is a Miracle

The most frequently asked question we get is, “Do you have a time frame for when you’re hoping to be in Portugal?”  The answer is, “No but we do have [...]

Just Keep Serving, Serving, Serving

One of my favorite characters is Dory from Finding Nemo.  I love the way nothing seems to ruffle her feathers. (Not that she has any to ruffle. :) ) And [...]

Plowing My Field

The last couple of weeks I've been really wrestling with what Henry Blackaby would term a 'crisis of belief.  I sat down the other day and watched the film [...]

Removing the Thorns

I've been preaching a series of messages from Luke 8:14 about removing the thorns that choke out the word/work of God in our lives.  All three thorns are [...]