Unashamed of the Cross

This Sunday morning I will be taking a break from my regular sermon series and will preach from the following passage: But we preach Christ crucified, unto the Jews a stumblingblock, and unto the Greeks foolishness; – 1 Corinthians 1:23  The key point of...

Do You Hate to Sin?

I hate it when I sin. Some people hate to get caught, but I wasn’t caught. No one saw or heard or anything – only God. I hate it when I sin because of the feeling it leaves, the drain on emotions, and the sense of powerlessness that leads to feelings of failure,...
Are You Doing Any Quiet Construction?

Are You Doing Any Quiet Construction?

Just across the street from the parsonage and the church where I pastor, there’s a house being built where an old one used to stand. Every morning, and throughout the day, one can hear all kinds of noises coming from that direction, like hammers, saws, and a few...

Jesus Is More than a Crutch

You say you don’t need Jesus because you don’t need a crutch. If you don’t think you need him, then maybe you’re crippled to high for crutches. Jesus is more than a crutch! Throw away Jesus and take the Devil, but I choose Jesus. Just think about it: The Devil tries...

What Will You Give After Christmas?

“And when they were come into the house, they saw the young child with Mary his mother, and fell down, and worshiped him: and when they had opened their treasures, they presented unto him gifts; gold, and frankincense, and myrrh.” – Matthew 2:11...