On January 23, 2015, 140 people, served on the Launch Team to start Valley Christian Church‘s Poughkeepsie Campus at Regal Cinemas in the Poughkeepsie Galleria. Yesterday, January 24, 2016 (one year later), 427 people celebrated, (at that same Poughkeepsie Campus) all the Lord has done in the last 12 months! I am in awe of […]Read more "It Takes Teamwork to Make the Dream Work"
As the staff of Valley Christian Church, we work really hard. There’s no time of the year we work harder than Christmas, and this Christmas seemed to be the most grueling one of all. There are times in the yearly calendar that are especially ideal for reaching out to unchurched people in the community, and […]Read more "What Christmas Is All About!"
Having coached a few Cadets when they played high school football, and having so many Cadets attend the church I pastor (Valley Christian Church) while they are (were) at West Point, and my father-in-law being a 20 year Army Vet (Bronze Star recipient), there’s only one thing left to say on this day: “Go Army! Beat Navy!” […]Read more "Go Army! Beat Navy!"
This is an excellent post by my friend, Bishop Joe Mattera. Check it out on the link below … http://josephmattera.org/ten-things-pastors-wish-their-congregations-understood-about-them/Read more "TEN THINGS PASTORS WISH THEIR CONGREGATIONS UNDERSTOOD ABOUT THEM"
Heard this incredible quote many years ago and was reminded of it recently. I believe it will help someone going through a tough time right now. “It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. […]Read more "It’s Not The Critic Who Counts"
Saw this post and thought it was probably the most accurate description of the life of a Pastor that I have ever read … “I thank God for pastors. Pastors know things that are painful to know. Pastors keep confidences even though doing so leaves others to assume the worst. Pastors are routinely insulted, cussed […]Read more "Thank God for Pastors"
Tonight, I’ll be attending a pre-release screening of the movie “Woodlawn”, and I cannot wait! Earlier this year, I met Steve Fedyski, the COO of Pure Flix (who produced the film) and we decided to partner together to make this all happen. Steve and I hit it off after he showed our group the trailer […]Read more "Faith and Football on Film"