What if I am wrong?

As we get older, we look back on our lives and realize that in most cases we were wrong more times than we were right. There are past decisions we now regret and there are words we have said that we can’t take back. The truth is: there is only one who is never wrong…

The Words I Speak

                Psalm 19:14 says, “Let the words of my mouth, and the meditation of my heart, be acceptable in thy sight, O Lord, my strength, and my redeemer.” This is a prayer I pray every day, especially before I preach a sermon or have any meeting or conversation with others. I pray that my words…

Generational Differences in the Church

                  Generational differences and frustrations have been a part of life since the beginning of time. Every generation is different. Each generation develops their own culture and their own worldview. In the church, each generation sees things through the lenses of their specific cultural influences. For example, older generations may tend to be more…

Dealing with difficult situations

                  In positions of leadership that deals with people there is constant awareness of the issues and circumstances in people’s lives. As burdensome as this may be, such responsibility demands a certain level of calm, wisdom, and grace. There are times when we have the tendency to over complicate and over dramatize various situations…

God can still use you

I have read the Bible through many times. It never ceases to amaze me how God used such sinful people to carry out His work. There were always consequences for sin and there were times when God executed great wrath and judgment. However, think of names like: Jacob, Judah, Moses, Rahab, Saul, David, Solomon, Samson,…

A Christmas Nugget

There are many wonderful spiritual nuggets that are found in the Biblical account of the events surrounding the birth of Jesus. One spiritual nugget that sticks out like a flashing light is found in Luke 1:38. The angel had just explained to Mary how she would give birth to the Savior of the world though…