It is no secret that many traditional grounded congregations are, 1) Losing members, 2) Members are attending less, and 3) Congregations that operate different are growing. I've thought about these things and ask the following possibilities be considered to answer 1 and 2 above. People don't like drama when the come to WORSHIP. They already deal with it enough at school, work, home, and in the culture. Read more [...]

Pastor’s Wives

February 21, 2017 — Leave a comment
Any minister worth his salt will tell you THE greatest blessing he has been given... after salvation... is his wife. Without a supportive, godly, God called wife... NO minister can or will be successful in ministry. Let me go further, he will not STAY IN ministry. At the same time, the Pastor's Wife goes through much more than the pastor will. Let me explain... Note: My thoughts were motivated by Read more [...]
TRUTH: God doesn't ride the backs of donkeys (Democrats) or elephants (Republicans). He is not bound to any political party or agenda other than His own. I wonder if I'm the only one who is sick and tired of all Fox News, CNN, CNBC (etc) arguments and debates taking place along with name and character assassination of anyone who disagrees with them? Let me go a step further. I'm sick of people saying Read more [...]

I’ll Never Forgive That

February 12, 2017 — 1 Comment
 The Process of Forgiving Q: Has anyone ever wounded, hurt, or offended you… DEEPLY. There is a difference between a slight & a wound. Slights are easily overlooked (Pr 19:11), “Good sense makes one slow to anger, & it is his glory to overlook an offense.” Illustration: A lady in a church I served asked a question after a message on forgiveness. She said her husband was transporting Read more [...]
This is a manuscript for a message I hope to deliver soon. I pray you are encouraged. Tonight’s question is simple: Has anyone ever wounded, hurt, or offended you… DEEPLY? Notice I qualified it… DEEPLY. There is a difference between a slight & a wound. Slights are easily overlooked (Pr 19:11). Wounds are tough to get over. Illustration: A lady in a church I served asked a question Read more [...]