Back at Hillside Lutheran Brethren Church, giving the pastor a well-deserved rest day. I has the opportunity to talk about … Continue Reading The Battle Song of Jehoshaphat: A Sermon
I give thanks to you, O Lord my God, with my whole heart, and I will glorify your name forever. … Continue Reading My Imperfect Heart
I had the honor of visiting Hillside Lutheran Brethren Church in Succasunna, NJ this 2021 Reformation Day, where I had … Continue Reading Generosity: A Sermon
We are made in God’s image. He said so in Genesis Chapter 1. The very last thing He did was … Continue Reading Sunday Rest…
For me to live is Christ, and to die is gain.” – Philippians 1:21 Last night, my wife and I … Continue Reading A Christian Death Wish
First time preaching in a while. Thankful to be a help for a pastor who needed a coverage. My main … Continue Reading Tempted? Wash Your Face!: A Sermon
A few years ago I was heading to work in Manhattan. My typical commute involved a bus ride to the … Continue Reading “It’s Just Not Worth It…”
O LORD, God of my salvation, I cry out day and night before you. Let my prayer come before you; … Continue Reading Psalm 88’s Desperate Ending
Some words on fighting off past thoughts with the real and true promises of God
New Year Devotional – For all life’s difficulties, there’s something about January 1 that renews people’s hope. It symbolizes a … Continue Reading Our Perfect Resolution Keeper
It is a “gift” to us, for someone to know us, the real us, the us that doesn’t love well, the us that is full of flaws, to then still be loved by that someone.
We need to remember that we belong to God by Grace Alone. It’s not by our best works. Not by … Continue Reading The CHF Articles: What Does God Get?
I will sing of the steadfast love of the LORD, forever; with my mouth I will make known your faithfulness to all generations. For I said, “Steadfast love will be built up forever; in the heavens you will establish your faithfulness.” You have said, “I have made a covenant with my chosen one; I have sworn to David my servant: ‘I will establish your offspring forever, and build your throne for all generations.’” Selah Let the heavens praise your wonders, O LORD, your faithfulness in the assembly of the holy ones! – Psalm 89:1-5
“So here I am, a redeemed sinner, a defeated victor, wrestling a little deeper with the idea of pastor ministry. I think about all that it implies…”
When the LORD restored the fortunes of Zion, we were like those who dream. Then our mouth was filled with … Continue Reading Advent Psalms: Psalm 126
Give ear, O Shepherd of Israel, you who lead Joseph like a flock. You who are enthroned upon the cherubim, … Continue Reading Advent Psalms: Psalm 80:1-7