December 26, 2022

Christmas Day Service

Christmas Day was on Sunday this year – an occurrence that because of Leap Year, won’t happen again until 2033. That means kids will be 11 years older than they are from now, and some won’t still be living at home. Worshipping the Lord on His day this morning was a high privilege. Yes, Christmas morning looked and felt a little different, but we had […]

December 23, 2022

Merry Christmas!

December, it’s the month when the kids begin to discuss what to get Dad for Christmas. Some insist on a shirt; others a pair of socks, and the argument always ends in a tie. #dadJokes

December 22, 2022

Christmas 2022 is on Sunday

Christmas Day falls on Sunday this year – an occurrence that because of Leap Year, won’t happen again until 2033. Will you be attending services at your local church? Debate has been heating up online the last few days and weeks about whether or not churches will be holding services at all, and who will be attending – or not. Worshipping the Lord on His […]

December 5, 2022

Discipleship & Counting the Cost

According to Scripture, a disciple involves personal growth characterized by the following: 1) Putting Jesus first in all things (Mark 8:34-38)2) Following Jesus’ teachings (John 8:31-32)3) Fruitfulness (John 15:5-8)4) Love for other disciples (John 13:34-35)5) Evangelism – Making disciples (Matthew 28:18-20) In Luke 14, Jesus lays out the terms of discipleship. There were great crowds following Him. Everyone loved the miracles, healing, and free food. […]

October 25, 2022


“And after the earthquake a fire, but the Lord was not in the fire. And after the fire the sound of a low whisper.” 1 Kings 19:12 Many say that they want God to respond to them in a loud voice, a billboard message, or some other dramatic way. In 1 Kings 19 we read that after the great victory on Mount Carmel, the prophet […]

October 23, 2022

Trail Life USA

No matter what our culture says, #boys and #girls are different. Boys need a place where it is safe to be a boy! A place where #risk and #adventure are appropriate and routine – a place where their assertive, audacious, and adventurous nature is celebrated, not sequestered – a place where imagination can run wild and ideas don’t have to be explained and analyzed to […]