Take Out

No sermon rewind today. No sermon yesterday. Instead, Julie and I were interviewed by Devin Tharp on how we have managed and enjoyed a 35 year marriage. At the conclusion we distributed hundreds of Take Out cartons. Instead there was NO sweet & sour chicken....

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What Happens When Faith “Starts At Home”

One of our great goals for a living relationship with Jesus Christ is that faith will "start at home." Regardless of family configuration, we believe that faith begins in the home and not at the church. And it's a beautiful things to see when it comes to pass. Here's...

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From Occupation To Pre-Occupation

I have lived through seasons of life where Jesus was an occupation. I read the bible only to search for sermon material.  I prayed because that's what preachers are supposed to do.  I served so that others in the church could see me serving. ...

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RIP, Brad Stoffel

Two weeks ago, in the middle of the workday, I received a call from Brad Stoffel's mother, Evelyn, conveying the sad news that Brad had died of natural causes at the age of 57. Who was Brad Stoffel and why did the news of his death make me so melancholy? Well, as I...

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