Gone Too Soon: Thoughts on the Brevity of Life

I have had the privilege of meeting some of the most wonderful people over the last 40 years. Of course, I don’t remember the first few years of my life during my infant and toddler years. I do, however, remember from age 3-4 forward. I have lived in 4 states, ministered in many churches, andContinue reading “Gone Too Soon: Thoughts on the Brevity of Life”

What Resurrection Looks Like

I couldn’t think of a better time of year for the celebration of Resurrection Sunday to take place. Flowers are blooming, and everything that was dead is coming back to life. I saw this and more at our church’s worship service today. The event started with tailgating and family-friendly activities. I looked around and sawContinue reading “What Resurrection Looks Like”

<, >, and = (Lessons from Mathematical Symbols)

Insecurity has been something that has plagued me for most of my life. I was overweight from the time I was a 6 year old boy, and I was 9 times out of 10 the one who was overlooked to be picked for someone’s team when playing on the playground or in PE. (Because IContinue reading “<, >, and = (Lessons from Mathematical Symbols)”

Did the Church Pave the Way for Cancel Culture?

The term “cancel culture” has been a pretty hot topic for some time. In my reading, most references to this point back to a person. When we “cancel” a person, that person’s accomplishments, failures, and even victories are “removed”. While we can remove or “cancel” people from social media, history books, and other records, theseContinue reading “Did the Church Pave the Way for Cancel Culture?”

It’s Not About Me – A Needed Reminder

A dear brother in Christ shared these thoughts with me earlier today and gave me permission to share them. His thoughts resounded with me as the number of celebrities seems to increase while the number of servants decreases. May God convict us all and bring us to the point where our life’s motto is “NotContinue reading “It’s Not About Me – A Needed Reminder”

Many Open Doors and the Bible’s Fine Print

In last night’s post, I shared how God has been opening many doors to preach. Because of God’s call on my life, these open doors thrill my soul. This is what I’ve believed God for. I waited longer than I wanted, but God did His work in His time. I have, however, noticed something aboutContinue reading “Many Open Doors and the Bible’s Fine Print”