Observations Of A Prodigal #2

 And not many days later, the younger son gathered everything together…Luke 15:13 Making plans? So how was it knowing that he would be the one leaving the household?  It would take his dad a little while to collect the money because things are usually sold after one dies, not before, to distribute the inheritance. I’m wondering what life was like for the son while he … Continue reading Observations Of A Prodigal #2

Observations Of A Prodigal #1

The younger of them said to his father, ‘Father, give me the share of the estate that falls to me.’ Luke 15:12 Many of us would never think to just go to our dads and demand from them our share of the inheritance. I mean, inheritance is simply an after death issue. When I read the story of the prodigal, I see a couple of … Continue reading Observations Of A Prodigal #1

Devotionals For Leaders: Promises, Promises

God always keeps His promises. Do we? God has a perfect record in keeping His Word and not once has He ever been near unfulfilling anything He has said He would do. If God has said it, it is more trustworthy than anything else you could take to the bank. As leaders, it is important to not trust your feelings or what seems to be … Continue reading Devotionals For Leaders: Promises, Promises

Lent Day 3: Galatians 5:16-26

16 So I say, let the Holy Spirit guide your lives. Then you won’t be doing what your sinful nature craves. 17 The sinful nature wants to do evil, which is just the opposite of what the Spirit wants. And the Spirit gives us desires that are the opposite of what the sinful nature desires. These two forces are constantly fighting each other, so you are not … Continue reading Lent Day 3: Galatians 5:16-26

A Tale Of Two Sinners: Sermon Notes From Ash Wednesday

Luke 18:9-14 9And He also told this parable to some people who trusted in themselves that they were righteous, and viewed others with contempt:  10“Two men went up into the temple to pray, one a Pharisee and the other a tax collector.  11“The Pharisee stood and was praying this to himself: ‘God, I thank You that I am not like other people: swindlers, unjust, adulterers, … Continue reading A Tale Of Two Sinners: Sermon Notes From Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday Thoughts, February 18 2015

9And He also told this parable to some people who trusted in themselves that they were righteous, and viewed others with contempt:  10“Two men went up into the temple to pray, one a Pharisee and the other a tax collector.  11“The Pharisee stood and was praying this to himself: ‘God, I thank You that I am not like other people: swindlers, unjust, adulterers, or even … Continue reading Ash Wednesday Thoughts, February 18 2015

Crazy Little Thing Called Love

It’s almost Valentine’s Day: the day we celebrate love. So what do you do if you don’t have someone special in your life? Let me help you out with the Top 10 pick-up lines for this year. Maybe it will help you move toward that special someone? 10) If you were a burger at McDonald’s, you’d be named  “McGorgeous”. 9) If I could rearrange the … Continue reading Crazy Little Thing Called Love