Has Disney Crossed the Line? Christian Parents Must Respond to Beauty and the Beast

Let’s analyze both the beauty and the beast of Christian parenting. The most recent adaptation of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast is set for release this weekend and includes Disney’s first openly gay character. The imagery is bold enough to have prompted […]

Pharisees and False Teachers

A Modern Day Look at the Crooks Christ Couldn’t Stand

Smash Their Sacred Pillars

In reference to false gods Deuteronomy 12:3 begins, “Break down their altars and smash their sacred pillars…” Last month I had the privilege of traveling and teaching with a dear friend and man of God who is fulfilling this biblical […]

Where to Go When I Need to Vent

Have you ever felt the need to explode? To just “cut loose” in the car, in your pillow, or out in the forest somewhere? Maybe you’ve laid in the fetal position and just cried… not the pretty tears… the big heavy […]

3 Ways a Small Group Will Save Your Life

Small Groups Are Vitally Important… Want to hear a staggering statistic? Approximately 90% of the people in our church who are in a small group (what we call Life Groups), are bearing fruit in their walk with Christ. They’re dealing […]

Killing Sin

As I was listening to a sermon recently from a well-known Pastor, he shared a story about his mom giving him a Bible with a very impactful sentence she had written in the front. It said, “This book will keep […]

Stop Thanking Your Pastor

It was Arthur W. Pink who wrote: The great work of the pulpit is to press the authoritative claims of the Creator and Judge of all the earth—to show how short we have come of meeting God’s just requirements, to […]

God, Greed, & the Prosperity Gospel

In Luke 12:13 someone in a large crowd yelled at Jesus, “Teacher, tell my brother to divide the family inheritance with me!” Clearly, the man yelling is the younger brother, not the older brother, because the law was clear that half of […]

Blessed is the Man That Serves

Jesus, speaking to His disciples about true greatness said, “…but whoever wishes to become great among you shall be your servant,” (Matthew 20:26b). This statement is a direct rejection of the world’s definition of greatness! Jesus desires His followers to […]