Legos Can’t Build a Home

legos can't build a home

In the ever-increasing drive to impact the families of our community, God continues to deliver experiences that wreck my heart and yet serve as catalysts for greater desperation for the tasks ahead. I keep encountering people whose lives are shattered by what is happening within their families, and these experiences won’t let …

Characteristics of the Elect


Great start to a new series in 1 Thessalonians as we focused on the “Characteristics of the Elect.”  We studied 1 Thessalonians 1. 1 Paul, Silvanus, and Timothy, To the church of the Thessalonians in God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ: Grace to you and peace. 2 We give thanks …


After reading about the Tower of Babel this morning, Obadiah began to sing, "You came to us for we could never make it to You on our own."

Wrong Place

If your faith is shattered when the government goes in the opposite direction of your beliefs, your hope is in the wrong place.

The Cure for Anxiety

cure for anxiety

Anxiousness can be a practical sign of a theological problem. When we become anxious, we are refusing to acknowledge who God is and what God can do. In the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus addresses how to deal with anxiety.  His solution is not in the collection of more desires …


Few jobs are as stressful and potentially depressing as DSS. So good to encourage some today and talk about how the Church can help.

Jurassic Piper

I watched Jurassic World and a sermon before bed on Sunday. I dreamed that John Piper attacked me and not a dinosaur. What does this mean?


The Prayers of Mrs. Judy


Yesterday, marked 1-year after the passing of Mrs. Judy.  It is hard for me to believe.  As I talked with Scott yesterday, we reminisced about his precious wife, the ebb and flow of the last year, and God’s faithfulness throughout this entire time. One of Scott’s greatest desires is that …

Saving a Soul from Death


Our church has benefited so much from focusing on the Book of James over the last few months.  It was a great day to finish up our “Faith Works” series. Today’s focus was James 5:19-20: 19 My brothers, if anyone among you wanders from the truth and someone brings him back, 20 let him know …