• Empty

    When I speak at church on Easter Sunday morning I begin the service by offering the children the best Easter egg they had ever seen. Each one received the plastic egg with the instructions not to open it until […]

  • In Control

    Have you ever felt out of control? In life we strive to have a handle on things, get a grip. How does God fit into the control we want to have on our lives? Who is really in control? […]


    As we get the season started I spent some time on the road a week ago and as it happens I have a few stories to tell. I think that is one of the greatest gifts we receive as […]

  • Who Will Step Up

    There are times in life when we need to step up, step up to the challenge we face and accept greater responsibility. The time comes when it is necessary to own up to who we are and what we […]


    Growing up one of my favorite teams was the New York Mets. I remember the Miracle Mets, 1969 version; Seaver, Koosman, Agee, Kranepool, Harrelson, Jones, Ryan, and McGraw to name a few. To a boy of nine they were […]

  • How’s Our Focus

    Have you ever noticed that you can be so focused on something that you miss the gorilla in the room? My wife tells me all the time that I can’t find things that are right under my nose. I […]

  • How’s Your Heart

    We all have wondered now and again if someone’s heart was in their effort. Sometimes the passion just isn’t there. The condition of our heart is more important than we think. How’s your heart? Greetings in the name of […]


    As we continue to look at selected passages from Scripture that detail face to face encounters with Christ we find ourselves at Jacob’s well. One of the most important things we need to sustain life is water. Christ offers […]

  • Fixing a Hole

    Continuing on we are looking at how coming face to face with God will change you. Sometimes there is a little construction involved. How’s the effort going to meet Jesus? Have you taken the time to seek him out? […]

  • Out on a Limb

    Well it is time to take a look into God’s Word and explore a little. One of the lessons we learn in God’s word is; when you come face to face with the living God you don’t leave the […]