The Secret to Being Less of a Mess…

A contrarian goes against the current. They buy when everybody else is selling and they sell when everybody else is buying.  They beat to a different drum, take the road less traveled, and make good decisions at less popular times. Jesus Christ was a contrarian and true Christianity is contrarian as well!  The premise of religion and all religious leaders …

Thank you!!

What an amazing Easter! I can’t begin to thank this church enough for caring for our community. Your passion, vision, servant attitude and especially your care for lost people matters to Jesus in soooooooo many ways! Twenty-five years ago… Valerie and I started a church where unchurched people would love to attend. This meant we wanted to play music that …

Build A Wall

Your identity or view of yourself can be compared to a ladder, and at some point in our life, we decide to lean the ladder of our identity of who we are against a wall we hope will support it. Culture tells us that we can build that wall from what we do, what we accomplish, what we have, our position …

Leading or Serving?

Maybe you heard the story of Joseph in Sunday School or saw Andrew Lloyd Weber’s musical with Donnie Osmond, JOSEPH & THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT. Joseph was a man of extraordinary character and incredible discipline. Hated by his brothers; they sold Joseph into slavery, he was treated unjustly but always seemed to show others grace through it all. He saves …

Taste and See Jesus

When I first learned to read, my parents bought me a boatload of Dr. Seuss books: Cat in the Hat, Hop on Pop, Fox in Socks, and Horton Hears a Who!.  I read them all but for some reason,  I read Green Eggs and Ham over and over and over again, much to the chagrin of my poor parents and relatives! I’m thinking …