Tomorrow is a HUGE day in the life of my family and for me personally as a father. My wife and I (along with other family members) will watch our youngest daughter, Sophia, walk across a stage and graduate from Lourdes High School. The last few weeks and months have been a confluence of many […]Read more "Here We Go"
There are 27,000,000 people trapped in slavery around the world today. I am NOT okay with that. Today, February 25th, is “Shine A Light On Slavery Day”. Take a look at the graphic below … Click on a few links … Become more aware … Let your voice be heard … “Shine a light on […]Read more "I Am NOT Okay With That!"
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"
Sometimes, I read an article or blog post that is so exact and precise that there is nothing else to do but to share the link with those of you that read my posts. The link to Ron Edmondson’s post “10 Secrets of Many Senior Pastors” is certainly one of these kind of posts. Of […]Read more "10 Secrets of Many Senior Pastors – Ron Edmondson"
“In a recent study conducted by ChristianMingle.com, Christian singles between the ages of 18 to 59 were asked, “Would you have sex before marriage?” The response? Sixty-three percent of the single Christian respondents indicated yes. In my 30 years of youth and adult ministry experience, this is as unfiltered, direct and honest as a question and answer can be. It […]Read more "Singles and Sexual Atheism"
Last night, my wife Susie and I had a great time speaking together at a special event at VALLEY Christian Church that we call, “Marriage Matters”. Crazy to see the room packed on a Friday night with couples who simply want to see their marriages grow from good to great! The topic last night was, […]Read more "The Goal of Marriage"
Last Sunday, at VALLEY Christian Church, I taught on the story of Gideon from Judges 6 & 7. It’s an amazing story where God gives Gideon’s army the victory despite being outnumbered 450 to 1! Gideon was victorious even though he had an Underdog mentality that said, “The Odds Are Against Me”. The climax of […]Read more "Monkey See, Monkey Do"
Never before have I read a single article containing so much truth about marriage while uncovering cultural presuppositions that are ruining marriages today. Tim Keller‘s article is a “Must Read” for every married person (and those who might some day be). You can read this insightful and practical article “You Never Marry The Right Person” […]Read more "You Never Marry The Right Person"
Really excited about another Marriage Matters gathering tonight at VALLEY Christian Church. This time, we’ve fielded questions for the last week or so online and my wife, Susie and I, are prepping Biblical and practical answers both from our own 23 years of marriage as well as two decades of pastoring. Here’s a sample of […]Read more "Marriage Q&A"
I didn’t see the VMA’s or Miley Cyrus’ performance Sunday night. I have heard a lot of chatter about it on social media though. A friend posted a link to this post and I thought it was just to honest and real not to pass on. We need more Fathers and Mothers that parent this […]Read more "Dear daughter, let Miley Cyrus be a lesson to you"