Monthly Archives: November 2004

Church in a strange but familiar place…

I hate to admit that coming home, and going to church with our old church family was strange, but it was. We were received well, and it was nice being there, but it’s just strange being where we used to … Continue reading

Posted in Helpful Places | 2 Comments

Vacationing and Loving It…

I have gotten to spend several great days visiting with family. Hugs, turkey, and pumpkin pie, does it get much better than that? We are having a nice relaxing time away from ministry, and church. Sometimes, it is just good … Continue reading

Posted in Helpful Places | Leave a comment

A Lot To Be Thankful For…

Scripture of the day: Monday, November 22, 2004 A word from the Word: Read 1 Timothy 1:12-17 “13 Even though I was once a blasphemer and a persecutor and a violent man, I was shown mercy because I acted in … Continue reading

Posted in Helpful Places | 1 Comment

Re-cap of Sunday Night

I had a Winterfest meeting last night after church. I have about 30 kids signed up to go, and the ones that went last year are stoked for January. Last night at our devotional we talked about being an imitator … Continue reading

Posted in Helpful Places | Leave a comment

Thinking Through Calling/Vocation, etc.

Lately, I’ve been real contemplative. My wife and I have been praying, making some choices that will effect our futures, and feel confident with what we’ve decided. When you ask God to make clear a path, or any direction that … Continue reading

Posted in Helpful Places | 1 Comment

Ouch…

In my Bible class, one of our assignments has been to read, and evaluate several of our class mates research paper. There is nothing quite like learning your paper was lacking some serious academic muscle. Hopefully, I will get the … Continue reading

Posted in Helpful Places | Leave a comment

Unpacking the Gospel…

If the Gospel is such good news, why do we mope around our auditoriums and church hallways on Sunday and Wednesdays? Where is the excitement that accompanies the missional nature of the Gospel? Have we too quickly placed our enthusiasm … Continue reading

Posted in Helpful Places | Leave a comment