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March 8, 2016 Discovering the Power of Purim

I got this today and thought it was interesting since we are going through Esther. “Discovering the Power of Purim” by Jonathan Bernis

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February 10, 2016 Intro to Esther

We are moving from the book of Ruth to the book of Esther this week. I decided to do the introduction in my blog because I don’t want to have to rush through it to get to chapter 1. When you turn from Ruth to Esther, you enter a totally … Continue reading

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February 3, 2016 Waiting

What is it that is so hard about waiting? If you were in the service on Sunday you heard me say that I am not the best at waiting. I am learning to wait. I think our problem with waiting comes from the world in which we live. As technology … Continue reading

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January 25, 2016 Committing to a Deeper Relationship

Committing to a deeper relationship is not a small undertaking. This commitment calls us to a place that is not comfortable or natural for us humans. Jesus tells us in the book of John chapter 14: “If anyone comes to me and does not hate father and mother, wife and … Continue reading

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January 18, 2016 Does God Want Us to Be Happy?

When you saw the title of this blog, “Does God want you to be happy?”, what was your first instinct? If you are like most people I believe you would say, “Yes, God wants us to be happy.” After all God is a loving God so why wouldn’t he want … Continue reading

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January 11, 2016 Running

I have been thinking quite a bit about Sunday’s sermon title, “Commit: Don’t Run.” How we handle life’s challenges says a whole lot about a couple of things, our commitment level and our faith. I think more so, our faith. According to Warren Wiersbe in his commentary on Hebrews, “True … Continue reading

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January 4, 2016 Excellence

As we look forward to this new year I know we all have good intentions to improve in some way from last year. It is what we do, whether we verbalize it or not. In ourselves we want to be healthier, happier, more stable, more prepared financially for the future, … Continue reading

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December 28, 2015 Philippians

I know I haven’t posted a blog in a while but I felt I needed to follow up on the series we just completed in Philippians.  Now that we have completed the series we need to not lose what we have learned in this study.  The essence of Bible study … Continue reading

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August 10, 2015 Distractions

Distraction is not a new method that the enemy employs to keep us from being who we were created to be.  This tactic was used in the garden with Eve.  The enemy twisted truth just enough to draw Adam and Eve from the absolute truth of what God had commanded. … Continue reading

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August 4, 2015 Trust the Heart of God

Do we really understand the heart of God as it pertains to His love for us?  Sure, most of us can recite John 3:16 and as we get old enough to be in a meaningful relationship and have children we begin to grasp a little better the love that God … Continue reading

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