2And he said to them, “The harvest is plentiful, but the laborers are few. Therefore pray earnestly to the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into his harvest”. Luke 10:2 These words of Jesus have been on my mind today. It seems like, Jesus is making the point that there is no shortage […]Read more "Are You One Of The Few?"
My top 4 books I’ve read this year. Just couldn’t limit it to 3 😉 The Church Mouse by Christopher W. Perry Soul Shift by Steve DeNeff & David Drury The Principle of the Path by Andy Stanley Scandalous by D. A. CarsonRead more "My Top 4 Books This Year"
Today, as I sit in my office, I find myself slowly dying. My message (sermon) is done for Sunday, in fact, I’ve already studied too much for it. I’m too prepared, and that only makes my current condition all the worse. I’ve been preaching for a long time now, but the truth is the preparation […]Read more "Dying to Preach"
The summer is now officially over (after Labor Day weekend here in NY), the kids are heading back to school and the cool crisp temperatures of Fall are closing in. I am so excited about a new series that we are kicking-off this Sunday at VALLEY Christian Church called, “BIG Church”. Two thousand years ago, […]Read more "BIG Excitement About BIG Church"
“Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; the old has gone, the new has come!” 2 Corinthians 5:17 What does it mean to be “in Christ”? It means we’ve been transformed. It means we’ve been born again (John 3:3, 1 Peter 1:23). When Christ has truly transformed our life, we no […]Read more "Transformers (2)"
“The touch of Jesus is a transforming power. It heals hurt, forgives guilt, calms fear, inspires hope, reveals purpose and gives life.” -Rick Warren What a great quote this is! Rick Warren succinctly states what our mission here on earth, as Christ followers is all about; TRANSFORMATION. This is how we can be assured that […]Read more "Transformers (1)"
Here’s a great post for all church leaders that will help you identify “5 Types of Church Visitors”: Testers Pleasers Seekers Jumpers Investors To get the full explanation of each of these five, check out Ron Edmonson‘s helpful post HERE!Read more "5 Types of Church Visitors"