This afternoon, I spent some time relaxing by the lake, reflecting on a question I'm often asked by adults and students about how to grow in relationship with God. Here's a video I took while I was there.
Back in October 2013, I was asked to preach at RCC about marriage from 1 Peter 3:1-7. Here are a few reflections and the audio recording of that message.
While sitting in Starbucks the other day, I was approached by a Jehovah's Witness. It's amazing what Christians can learn from them. Read on to find out more from my experience…
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A contrast that has often boggled me is the idea of confidence and humility. I strongly believe we are to be both, but to be honest, I think this is a difficult balance. As our lead minister, Tom, says, "It's not one or the other, it's both." So, how are we to be both? How … Continue reading Confidence vs. Humility
Yvette and I will join nine high school students and three other adults from our church for a mission trip to Arecibo, Puerto Rico, from July 17-23. This is a very exciting time for us and our church, since it is our first mission trip outside the United States. We are currently meeting monthly and … Continue reading We Are Going to Puerto Rico in July and We Need Your Help
Almost 3 weeks ago, I had the privilege of attending the Orange Conference. This was my first conference in several years, and I was very excited to attend. My experience, though, surpassed my expectations. I have already shared my notes from each day on my blog, but I wanted to share some ideas I have on how … Continue reading Orange Conference – Moving Forward
Are you really wanting to attend a Bible college, but finances are standing in the way? I know what you mean. Public/state universities are expensive enough, and most private schools are even more of a strain on the bank account. If you are looking for some extra help, I wanted to pass along 2 scholarship … Continue reading YM Resource – Bible College Scholarships
This past Sunday, I had the privilege of filling in for our lead minister, Tom Gerdts while he was out of town, visiting his daughter in Turkey. Now, it is over, and I am very relieved. Not because it was a horrible experience or anything. It is just that I get a little bit nervous every time … Continue reading Modern Faith – When Listening is not Enough