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Be Still and Listen!
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Be Still and Listen!

July 9, 2018

It’s been some tough and crazy times around here lately and this morning I focused on Psalm 46:10 “Be still and know I am God”. In my study I also went to Mark 4:39 where Jesus was awakened by his frightened disciples while sleeping on a boat during a terrible storm. Jesus awoke after a very long day which had caused them to move...

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Chaos is not good, regardless of where your heart is….
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People are struggling and they need help, but you still must have order to optimize your effort in the midst of chaos.  We are naturally motivated to see a problem and want to fix it.  That’s a good thing.  If you can take that motivation and filter it into an organized system, an even greater result will occur even among chaotic times.    ...

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When Christian Leaders Fail!
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Insist upon accountability, but keep doing the work! The recent resignation of Bill Hybels, Founder of Willow Creek Community Church outside of Chicago, has rocked the evangelical world.  There are plenty of reasons for anger, distrust, etc. but as the dust settles, it should be a call to action for all followers of Jesus to take a step back and insist on clear levels...

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Jesus brings Life!
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Jesus brings Life!

March 26, 2018

The journey as a Follower of Jesus continues… The world around us is one of mixed messages, strife, anger, and concern.  Constantly we hear people spin their points of view about events happening today and yet there is little conversation about a much more important concern…living today as a preparation for eternal life.  An investment in Christ will provide a much larger return than...

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The Foundation For Which We Stand – Jesus!
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Well done, President Trump, Speaker Ryan, and Senator McConnell! We give thanks to God for Billy Graham! The Bible being read and quoted today in the Capitol Rotunda just as it has provided the foundation for which our country was built. May this continue to be done for centuries to come!   As Michael W. Smith sings “Just As I Am!”, tears may be...

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Ruth and Billy….thank you!
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Ruth and Billy….thank you!

February 22, 2018

I continue to reflect on the impact that Ruth and Billy Graham have made in my life.  Fernando Ortega performed a beautiful tribute to Ruth Graham for the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association for the Ruth Graham Memorial celebration.  It continues to move me every single time I watch it and I share it with the hope that it touches you just as much! Sam Smith...

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Just as He Was – Thank You, Billy Graham!
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There are millions of people that have entered into a time of mourning/celebration as the world has lost one of the finest people to walk the planet…Reverend Billy Graham.  This loss however is extremely personal to me.  Dr. Graham was and will always be a Spiritual Anchor in my life and I entered into service for the Kingdom using many of the teachings Billy...

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Leading is about Relationships
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Recently, I had a lady that worked on our team many years ago post one of those Facebook challenges to name where we met.  As is usually the case, I took the opportunity to provide a fun comment back to her.  She has a great sense of humor, and yet her response touched my heart. My friend is a single Mom who has worked...

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2018 – The Year YOU Made a Difference!
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2017 was certainly a year where the need to help your fellow man became very clear.  I was blessed to spend some time this past June in India and discuss the challenges of drought and poverty being faced across the continent.  The Summer ended in a very abrupt fashion with multiple natural disasters occurring in the form of devastating hurricanes.  Human inflicted tragedies in...

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“I have a Dream”
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“I have a Dream”

January 15, 2018

Years pass and various interpretations of a great speech continue to come forth.  I have always found that going back and reading the actual text can provide a limitless amount of perspective void of other opinions.  On this day when we honor the legacy of Martin Luther King, take a moment to go back and read his amazing communication of hope.  Click on the...

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It’s Evil, Not Politics!
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It’s Evil, Not Politics!

November 6, 2017

It’s taken a day to mourn and get our minds around the terrible tragedy that took place in Sutherland Springs, TX at the First Baptist Church.  The various media pundits and politicians immediately are jumping in to spin their agendas, when the most important story is that evil attacked people that had come together in prayer and worship.  Morality and prayer are under attack...

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