Hope is the greatest need of man. A man can survive for a time without food or water, but man struggles to move forward without a sense of hope in their life. Man assumed that hope would be ushered in with a new year and a new administration leading American politics. Man was wrong. The… Continue reading Hope Amid a Landscape of Hurt
Our strongest moments come when we realize how weak we really are and how powerful He truly is. Grace is made wholly known even in the worst possible circumstances to those of us who trust in God & His power.
“In the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent from God to a city of Galilee named Nazareth, to a virgin betrothed to a man whose name was Joseph, of the house of David. And the virgin's name was Mary. And he came to her and said, “Greetings, O favored one, the Lord is with… Continue reading Day 10 – A Great Message
I became a Christian at 15 years old and surrendered to a call to ministry at 16. Yet, as I grew in faith, my understanding of the word "gospel" was limited to Southern Gospel Music. I had no idea that the word gospel was rooted in the very fabric of Scripture. At the time, I… Continue reading The Gospel Centered Life
At the tail end of this summer I had the opportunity to speak at an area wide event called Youth Week. Each main session speaker was videoed and the session was put on YouTube. As soon as I clicked on my YouTube link I was disappointed with what I saw. My disappointment had… Continue reading Tending to the Temple: Faith & Fitness
The words "aggressive" and "Christianity" are words that when paired together, bring out hard to swallow moments in Christian history. It is very easy to picture moments like the Crusades and The Spanish Inquisition. We picture denominations splitting over varying opinions of non-essential doctrine. We think of protestors who say hurtful things and hold vile… Continue reading The Aggressive Streak in Christianity
Tell me if this sounds familiar to many of us: "Man, I'm getting a little chunky! I need to lose some weight. I'm going to diet, do research on the best ways to exercise and then I'm going to join a gym. I'm going to lose weight this year!" We start our dieting and working… Continue reading Finish Well
As a culture, we've become a people who are fascinated with taking risks. We love adventure sports, as seen by the fact that there are more X Games athletes and X Games events than at any other time in history. The X Games is now hosted 6 times a year, versus the typical 2 times… Continue reading Taking a Risk For the Gospel