Your Pastor’s Lacking Talents

I’m really tired of hearing “my pastor doesn’t . . .”  or “my pastor isn’t”  Must that person who delivers a sermon each week also have every spiritual gift and talent known to mankind?  How about making a list of all the things our pastors ARE or DO?  Maybe you...

The Shack – June 9, 2009

Click here to get your copy of The Shack While I see the problems that many could have with this book, I have a feeling that not a few people are going to be completely shocked by my response.   This is the picture of God I’ve seen for years...

That will be the Day – Lyrics

When every song has been written  When every story has been told When every question has been answered When every heart has heard. Then, we will see His glory  We’ll know the fullness of His grace Then we will hear Him clearly  ‘Cause then, we’ll meet Him face to...

The Church

I’m beginning to understand once again why so many people want nothing to do with the church.  It’s supposed to be a family, yet it doesn’t know how to function like a family.   Jesus called us “friends.”  I would think that would mean that we should also be friends...

I’ve found a new outlet for my rants!

I want to invite everyone to visit my new Squidoo Lenses. Click here – you’ll find links to several “e-book” type articles I’ve started!  I’ll try to come back and list them here as I get them built!  Stop in and tell me what you think!...

You See ME

Too short, too tall, just baby fat Where did she find that crazy hat, I’m sure he’ll grow into those ears. These things our friends and family say They mold us, form us day by day We start to believe all that we hear. But from somewhere a voice...

Things I’ve Learned about My Father

Yesterday I preached for Steve when he was out of town.  Go to http://blog.sycamoretreechurch.com to read the jist of it.  (the one dated 3/22)  In the midst I tried to explain what it means to be a “child of God.”  We don’t act like our Father is the Creator...

A word of encouragement to Moms!

From a student teacher to her mother .  . . ————————————————————————– I wanted to call you earlier, but after work, dinner, homework, shower . . . will, it just didn’t happen.  So, I decided that I could e-mail you just as well, and that this might be a nice...

Happy St. Patrick’s Day

I was looking for graphics the other day for March.  I usually stay away from the whole Leprechaun and pot of gold stuff and stay in the spring/shamrock zone.   However, when I did a search for shamrock, it was mostly 4 leaf clovers.   Seems harmless, huh?   However, it appears...

Let’s Prove that America DOES believe in God?

If you believe in God, I want to make you aware of an advertising campaign that will appear on Washington D.C. buses this season. To verify what you are reading, go to: http://www.cnn.com/2008/US/11/12/godless.holiday.ap/index.html?iref=mpstoryview – It’s available till 12/12/08, then it will be archived according to CNN I thought a...