Fear Not

The most given command in the Bible is to fear not. God knows the tendency of the human heart to fear. To fear others, to fear the situations we face, to fear the future. We can be a fearful people. In many ways this is due to our limits as finite beings, as created beings. … Continue reading Fear Not

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The Salt Of The Earth

Last week at our mid week Bible study we began the Sermon on the Mount in Matthew 5. I have read through it so many times and every time the Lord shines a light on where I need to grow in Him. We had a great discussion on Jesus’ call for His disciples to be … Continue reading The Salt Of The Earth

Unity Above History: A Short Call To Take Down The Confederate Flag

Can I be honest? I really don’t understand defending the Confederate flag. Like, it doesn’t register with me how someone can defend it flying at a statehouse or capitol. I don’t understand flying it at your house or having it as a sticker on your vehicle. I understand many make the argument of honoring the … Continue reading Unity Above History: A Short Call To Take Down The Confederate Flag

Pastor as Patient Gardener: Thoughts on Pastoral Ministry

Many of the books written on pastoral leadership seem to be written to convince pastors to be more like entrepreneurs rather than shepherds. Vision and how to apply it or make it stick have dominated pastoral leadership books for the last few decades with tips and advice easily transferable from the business to the church … Continue reading Pastor as Patient Gardener: Thoughts on Pastoral Ministry