Author Archives: Pastor Jay

June 30, 2015 Introduction to Discipleship

It has been very challenging for me preparing the messages that God has been showing me. It is challenging in that it is bringing about changes in me that have been long past due. I have been challenged in the same way hearing these messages from other pastors and it … Continue reading

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June 23, 2015 House Building

Unless the Lord builds the house, the builders labor in vain. Unless the Lord watches over the city, the guards stand watch in vain. In vain you rise early and stay up late, toiling for food to eat—for he grants sleep to those he loves. Children are a heritage from … Continue reading

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June 17, 2015 Witness

What is it about witnessing that makes it so hard for most to do?  If you stop and think about what witnessing is in the general sense of the word it really doesn’t seem that difficult to do. Dictionary.com defines witness as “to see, hear, or know by personal presence … Continue reading

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June 8, 2015 Seeking the Lost

Messages like the one God gave me to preach this past Sunday are very hard for me. Sometimes we have to ask ourselves hard questions that deal with our daily lives and it is hard to be honest especially if the truth hurts us or someone else. I just attended … Continue reading

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June 2, 2015 Connect

We live in a time in history when we are busier than any other time than I can think.  Technology has allowed us to be able to stay on the go and never have to miss a call, an email, a text, or video call.  We can actually have a … Continue reading

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May 25, 2015 Harvest

          Don’t you have a saying, ‘It’s still four months until harvest’? I tell you, open your eyes and look at the fields! They are ripe for harvest.  John 4:35   A recent study by the Pew Research Center found that the percentage of Americans who identify their religion as “Christianity” … Continue reading

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May 18, 2015 Commissioning

          I have been reflecting back on yesterday’s worship service ever since it ended.  I am so encouraged by the response to my commissioning as the pastor of such a great church.  I am so humbled as I think of the great responsibility of leading this body of believers to … Continue reading

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