Don’t take a summer vacation from God!

Sunshine, beaches, lakes, family, road trips, sports, no school…and no church? Summer is a great time to be with family. But, did you know summer months is also a very challenging time for many church members? As a pastor, I’ve seen “Christians” take these…

Ten Things to Know about Divorced Children

Splitting up is a sad and life-changing problem for all individuals involved, especially the children. The best answer is not to do it but if that does not happen, here are ten things to consider to make a negative situation moderately better for your…

Are Children Better Off With Divorced Parents?

(This article is intended for parents who are married. It is not for those who are already divorced. My desire is to warn any spouse, who is unwilling to make the necessary changes in his/her life to repair their marriage, to repent, and not…

10 Ways to Help Your Kids Honor Their Dad

Write a few words in a card … check. Eat meals together … check. Buy him a new shirt … check. Do your kids run a similar checklist through their heads each time Father’s Day circles round? How about giving them some creative ideas…

How To Help A Double-Minded Person

Every person has two heads. The human community is a world of two-headed people. James called this double-mindedness. At times we think and act one way, and at other times we think and act another way. Listen to James talk about this problem. If…

Drapes on the Cross

The cross is draped in purple (the color of royalty) on Palm Sunday, the day Christ entered Jerusalem as King riding a donkey. Jesus is indeed the King of the Jews, but much more, the King of kings and Lord of lords. The cross…

Abuse, Suffering, and Other Painful Disappointments

When I went through the most challenging time of my life, the Lord taught me many things that formed a “theology of suffering” that changed how I thought about God, myself, and others. Each abuse is different, and mind is not like yours, but…

“FOYV”

Greetings in Christ! I hope you have been enjoying the sermon series, “PMGF” and that you have found them helpful. The theme is stewardship, with the encouragement to help us look at our lives from different perspectives to see how we can improve our…

Four Basic Habits for the Christian Life

Habit #1: Reading the Bible The Bible is inspired by God and authoritative for our lives. But we need to understand the Bible for ourselves, so that requires the basic habit of Bible study and reading. Habit #2: Praying The Christian life is more…

Discover what GGTP is all about Sunday, January 20th

This past Sunday, January 14, we learned all about PMGF. We had several people that tried to guess what the letters stood for, here are a few examples: Pass Me Good Food People Make Good Friends Pain Meds Gaining Favor Primary Members Giving Faithfully…