Five weeks ago, something that I can only describe as miraculous happened. We held an honest to goodness church service … Continue Reading Church Plant Memoirs: Communion Reunion
Every Sunday before our current pandemic overtook us, I’d take my typical forty-minute Sunday drive from Staten Island into Manhattan … Continue Reading Church Spires and Water Towers
God put in place a plan for us. It was a plan for rescue. It was a plan that only … Continue Reading And So It Begins…
It’s Saturday evening, March 21st, 2020. We are closing out the first week of this coronavirus pandemic here in NYC. … Continue Reading A High-Definition God
Dear Pastors, You don’t know me. Well, maybe some of you do. For those that do, I hope you can … Continue Reading THE CHF Articles: Dear Pastors… Give ’em Gospel!
I know our main inspiration comes from the Spirit of God illuminating the Scriptures we’ve been given. But sometimes, God shows us pictures of his gracious nature in other things, like books we read, people we meet, even movies we watch. It’s almost like finding a reflection of God’s true grace in these things…
Seems with each passing year, its harder and harder for me to put coherent thoughts together down on paper. I’ve written here and there, but not like I have in the past. I’m really struggling right now wanting to say something about Christian brotherhood…
“Now, I have a heart that still functions, because of something outside of me, now placed within me. Something that gave me new life, a new hope.”
“Maybe I just don’t play act all that well. I just couldn’t keep the “tomb” whitewashed enough when I knew I had so many dead bones inside.”
Filling in for a traveling pastor again. I share a message on Exodus 11:4 – 12:14
I preached this sermon on August 4th, 2019 at my home church, the last one for the summer. I am … Continue Reading Jephthah: A Cautionary Tale: A Sermon
Roughly three years ago, I began a journey. The journey was losing weight. I’ve mentioned it in writings here, and … Continue Reading The CHF Articles: Squandering Grace
Pastor was out, so I filled in with a message about Adam & Eve’s fall towards grace. Give it a listen and let me know what you think!
Stop Sign Theology. All I need to know about your spiritual condition, I can discover by watching you drive your … Continue Reading The CHF Articles: Stop Sign Theology.
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