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“The Not Eating Habit” Sermon Rewind
February 6, 2017 0

How to make a sermon on fasting interesting?  Or relevant?  Or fun? Well, I’m not sure I accomplished any of the above, but I did make it practical.  We distributed a very clear Call To Action at the conclusion:  a church-wide fast on Monday, February 6, complete with instructions on how to fast and what Read the full article…

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Creatures Of Habit, Week 5 — The Not Eating Habit
February 3, 2017 0

It’s Super Bowl Sunday. It’s Scouting For Food Sunday. ( See below.) And yet it’s the Sunday we wind up Creatures Of Habit with a message called “The Not Eating Habit”? What in the world is that about? Sunday. 8:30, 10, 11:30 on Moss Road. 10, 11:30 on Zoar Road. 11:30 Latino.   As you Read the full article…

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Before Something Comes Out Of Your Mouth It Should Have A Pit Stop In Your Brain
February 2, 2017 0

When I am walking in the flesh — meaning, not rigorously & consistently connected to the Holy Spirit — I can fall into a trap. The trap that says all my thoughts needs to be verbalized. As if I’ll lose it if I don’t say it. Sarcastic thoughts. Condescending thoughts. Gloating thoughts. Prideful thoughts. Even Read the full article…

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Celebrate His Rule With Trembling
February 1, 2017 0

Here’s Psalm 2:11 Serve the Lord with fear     and celebrate his rule with trembling. Yikes. I sense that few people celebrate the Lord’s rule.  More object to it.  Still more re-fashion it to suit their own agenda.  Even more simply ignore it. And yet the call to celebrate his rule — better yet, to do so with trembling — Read the full article…

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Top Five Tuesday — Top Five Rock Acts Who’ll Never Appear On A Top Five Tuesday
January 31, 2017 0

In the eight years I’ve had this blog, I have often devoted my Top Five Tuesday space to countdowns of favorite rock acts. Top Five Led Zeppelin songs?  Here. Top Five Steely Dan songs?  Here. Top Five Rolling Stones songs?  Here. Top Five songs I’ve heard the most in my life, ever?  Here. Top Five Read the full article…

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