God is big on “legacy”

Legacy: something transmitted by or received from an ancestor or predecessor or from the past. Synonyms: birthright, heritage, inheritance. Examples of legacy: • She left us a legacy of a million dollars. • He left his children a legacy of love and respect. • The war...

I would do anything for….part 2

“I Would Do Anything for…” was the title of the sermon I shared Sunday at my church. While not specifically a “Memorial Day” message, the main emphasis of the teaching did directly apply to the moment of tribute we offered in remembrance of those who gave their lives...

Would you really do anything for….?

A mom had brought her teenage son for me to “fix.” Seems he hated school and refused to do his homework. He and I talked for a bit. Well, not really talked. I spoke while he gave me the usual “wish one of us were dead” teenage stare over defiantly crossed arms....

Strolling with a shepherd

So often the real work of the ministry occurs after an individual leaves the office and walks into the parking lot with the Lord. This particular e-mail message illustrates that so well (and I really, really like the verses the Lord revealed to this person)....

So who’s job is it to raise that kid?

As we did last Sunday, we intentionally offer an opportunity every other month for parents to dedicate their babies and children to the Lord. Those moments are especially meaningful for the parents as they publicly acknowledge their awareness that the child they hold...