Practicing Unity and Love During Covid19

Practicing Unity and Love During Covid19

In 1977, I was ordained as a minister of the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ. And, since that day, the overwhelming desire of my heart has been to lay down my life in service and in love for Christ and His Church. In those early years, Jesus revealed to me that the...
By This, They Will Know

By This, They Will Know

On the heels of Jesus calling His followers not to judge one another, He extended two measuring sticks by which He gave the non-Christian world permission to judge His church. The first measuring stick is found in Jesus’ prayer in John 17. Three times He prayed,...
Why The One Another’s

Why The One Another’s

During my 43 years of pastoral ministry, my eyes have often been opened to the simple strategies that God has placed within His Word, simple, yet powerful strategies for shaping and molding His church to be all that He desires her to be. One of these awakenings for me...
Scratching Itches

Scratching Itches

In a world that is constantly pursuing acceptance and love, someone once wrote the following jingle for a commercial that settles it once and for all, “I wish I were an Oscar Mayer wiener, that is what I truly want to be. For if I were an Oscar Mayer wiener, everyone...
The Gift of Grace

The Gift of Grace

Yesterday, I was listening to a message by Timothy Keller, pastor of Redeemer Presbyterian Church in New York City.  Keller has become one of my favorite Christian preachers and authors over the years.  While listening yesterday, I was particularly struck by the...