We have been waiting four months for this day.

The day has finally come. Today our building project has officially begun. Our construction company, Petra, has parked its office on our property. It’s only a matter of time until dirt starts moving and our piece of land becomes a cornerstone for generations to...

What to do when you don’t know what to do?

Decisions. Which shoes go best with this outfit? What type of insurance is better? Should I send my kid to private or public school? Should I stay at my job or take another position? Is it time to move? And the list of what to do only continues to grow. We are...

How We Waste God’s Gifts

May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit. Romans 15:13 NIV   When I was little, I used to ask my mom for Kool-Aid (she made it with two cups of real sugar, and it had...

5 Essential Elements for Keeping the Faith

The Men’s Bible Study I attend on Thursday mornings is a great group of guys who work through the Bible together, enjoy the comraderies and help each other in our walk with God. We are currently studying a little letter Paul wrote to a young pastor named Timothy. It...

Three Ways You Can Practice Hearing God’s Voice.

I get asked a lot as a pastor and even ask myself at times, “How do you hear from God?” It is a great question. If God really cares and is involved in the lives of people and speaks to us, we ought to listen. In my life when it feels the heavens are silent or I am...