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
I preached this sermon on December 30, 2018. If you happen to give it a listen, I hope you find … Continue Reading New Year’s Remembrances: A Sermon
I think we can all agree that there is not a more popular writer on Christ Hold Fast than Chad … Continue Reading The CHF Articles: I’m Not Chad Bird
Yesterday, I went for a walk during lunch. This walk took me places I hadn’t been in a long time. … Continue Reading Simple Nostalgia
When you’re in that place of emptiness, what else is there to say? When your sin is larger than life, … Continue Reading Christ Hold Fast… Please!
Nothing like talking about weight loss! I get so tired of being fat. A few years ago, I “slimmed down” to roughly 230 … Continue Reading Just 10 More Pounds…
I have to admit, there are times that I’m still completely susceptible to self-serving salvation projects. Even in my writing, I … Continue Reading The CHF Articles: The Good Struggle?
We’d like to think sin is hidden away where no one can see it, but it’s not. It’s not simply … Continue Reading On The Edge Of Sin
…A Parable Myles was a drug addict before he came to faith in Christ. Now, He uses that past life to minister to … Continue Reading God Has A “Specific” Plan For Your Life!
It’s a few days before the election, and I’m not as concerned about who the next president will be as … Continue Reading What’s Normal?
I haven’t had many golden memories of my life, but as they come to mind, they often help me consider … Continue Reading Moving Closer: Church Life
I am an amalgamation. Good or bad, that’s what I am. Some of my Lutheran brothers may find this frustrating and … Continue Reading The Lutheran Distinction
My life feels like a mess some days. I feel more and more like I’ve failed in so many areas of my … Continue Reading Why I’m NOT A Christian…
Morning on the Boardwalk: What’s behind & What’s ahead. (Written last fall season) Every so often by God’s wonderful providence, I … Continue Reading Walking From Darkness To Light (The Gospel)
Is it possible to be prodigal from God within the church body? I had the opportunity to hear a wonderful … Continue Reading The Prodigal Christian
So, if you took the time to read the first part of this post, which can be found here, I … Continue Reading What I learned In Church & Wished I Didn’t – Part II