With the help of Bloglines, I am able to keep up with multiple blogs every day. The blogs that I follow include a variety of topics - everything from ministry to politics. Here are a few exceptional posts from pastors that I follow: Here is a great post from Perry Noble on why he believes … Continue reading Blogs I’m reading…
Un-Christian “Christians” Is there such a thing? Unfortunately there is. A Christian is someone who believes in Christ, follows Christ, and wants to be like Christ – to keep the definition simple. But Christians often only meet one or maybe two of those criteria. The majority of Christians confess their belief in Christ, and of … Continue reading Friday’s Food For Thought
The world has been taken back over the past 2 weeks by the death of pop icon Michael Jackson, someone that the world the world has dubbed a “king.” But today I don’t want to talk about the king of pop; I want to talk about the King of Kings. 1 Timothy 6:12-16 reads: 12Fight … Continue reading The King…
On Monday Bobby and I attended a meeting of the Midwest Minister’s Fellowship, hoping to continue to bridge some connections with other pastors and churches around the Kansas City area. As we were there listening, one of the leaders of the session shared a simple thought based around the Holy Spirit. The thought was that … Continue reading Live a step behind the Holy Spirit…
For whatever reason, we often think that God is mad at us. It's usually when things don't seem to be going our way that somewhere out of left field and in despair, we get the idea that God is mad at us and may be out to get us. It's probably at this point that … Continue reading God is not mad at you – He’s madly in love with you!
This week I have had the opportunity to spend some time back home in Michigan. It has been a great time of relaxing and rejuvenating. It has also been a great time of connecting and communicating. I have seen and connected with more people in Michigan than I have in years and it has been … Continue reading It’s all about people.
This is one of my favorite times of the year. After a hard and stressful winter, I enjoy the change pace as spring begins to make it's appearance. I love seeing people who rarely come out in the winter...they sometimes sprout wings just to catch a glimpse of the warm weather. Seeing all this causes … Continue reading A Change of Pace
The EPIC Kids Club starts tomorrow at the Pharaoh Theater in Independence, MO. The EPIC Kids Club is a children's program tailored much after the ministry of The Power Company Kids Club in Pontiac, MI. It is a community oriented program for children that exists to teach character building principles to better equip kids and … Continue reading The EPIC Kids Club
After almost four years of ministry there, tomorrow will be the first Sunday that I will not be actively involved in services at PFWC. That is a scary thing for me. But I know that God has great plans for the people of PFWC. PFWC will celebrate it's fifth birthday in September, and we have … Continue reading Pontiac Family Worship Center
A couple of Wednesday nights ago, I had the opportunity to visit the New Community Service at Kensington Church. Kensington Church is a popular, cutting edge, mega-church here in Metro Detroit, Michigan. Kensington has 4 campuses, together averaging over 7,000 people in it's weekly services. Not only is Kensington considered a Mega-Church, it is considered … Continue reading Kensington Church