What an amazing day yesterday for VALLEY Christian Church. We’re in week six of our REAL Marriage campaign and God continues to shower blessings upon our church. Not only do we continue to hear incredible stories of God healing and restoring broken marriages, but we also baptized 36 followers of Jesus Christ last night! This […]Read more "You and Your Whole Household"
This Sunday, May 20th, marks the 22nd anniversary of the day I was ordained as a pastor at VALLEY Christian Church. It also represents another milestone in my life, I’ve now been a pastor for half of my life (ordained at age 22). The journey over the years has been a growth and learning experience […]Read more "Reflections On 22 Years Of Ministry"
You work, you sweat, you sacrifice and then the day arrives. It all pays off and you know that despite all that you put into it, the sum is so much greater than the total of the parts. That’s what’s on my mind lately. At VALLEY Christian Church, we have a dream that God put […]Read more "Plan, Prepare, Expect to Win"
Safety has become one of the highest and most cherished virtues in our culture today. When we were kids, we rode bikes without helmets, drank water out of the ditch, didn’t go to the doctor unless we had a fever for more than two days, didn’t ride in car seats (and rode in the “back […]Read more "The Sin of Safety"
On this Thanksgiving morning, I am thankful for: My Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. He called me to himself before my 5th birthday and has been central in my life ever since. I truly cannot imagine who I would even be today apart from His grace, love, mercy and sacrifice. My wife, Susie. My constant […]Read more "Thankful On Thankgiving"
Today, my wife Susie and I celebrate 21 years of marriage. We’ll probably pull out our wedding DVD (that was copied from VHS) and walk down memory lane of that very special day 21 years ago. Beside Susie being my wife, lover, and mother of our three daughters, she’s also my best friend. That’s the […]Read more "Finish Together"