A little can become a lot with Jesus. There's not a more powerful story that embodies this principle than the story of the widow's offering in Mark 12 & Luke 21. Mark 12:41-44 And he sat down opposite the treasury and watched the people putting money into the offering box. Many rich people put in large sums. 42 And a … Continue reading Sacrificial Grace Calls For Sacrificial Generosity
“The great use of life is to spend it for something that will outlast it.” — William James We all have people in our lives that we never got a chance to meet personally, but really wish we would have had the opportunity to do so. Those men and women that followed Jesus in such … Continue reading A Legacy That Outlast Our Lives
There are basically two types of people when it comes to a new year: 1) there are those that love to make New Year's Resolutions AND 2) those that loathe making New Year's Resolutions. The funny thing is that regardless of which camp you fall into...almost half of our goals will be forgotten by the end of … Continue reading New Year, New You
This Sunday we started our new Christmas series, "Unto Us". This series is based on some of the most famous prophecies about the Messiah in the Bible. These prophesies were made by the prophet Isaiah 700 years before the birth of Jesus. Isaiah 7:14 Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign. Behold, the virgin shall conceive and … Continue reading Wonderful Counselor
How often do you tell your wife she is beautiful or your husband that he is handsome? Do your eyes still light up with they walk in the room? Or does your spouse feel invisible? As a pastor, I talk to far too many marriages that are struggling and in trouble. These couples start out … Continue reading #2 – Is Your Spouse Invisible?