Tag: Growth

Put Your Child in “Big” Church

A common question these days is, “Should my child go to big church?” In a society smattered with multi-generational church clubs, classes, and youth pizza parties, many parents are wondering when their child should begin interfacing with adults on Sunday […]

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 […]

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 […]

5 Strategies For a Christ-Centered Home

How in the world are we going to raise godly kids in a sin-centered culture? For well over a decade, social media has evolved and exploded from days of primitive “My Space” accounts that had teens glued to the family […]

The Holy Spirit: Triumph or Tragedy?

There is a member of the Holy Trinity that is most neglected, misunderstood, and misrepresented, yet, He is an integral and equal part of the Godhead. Many of His works go unnoticed, while many foolish and outlandish practices are credited […]

Raising a Generous Generation

How do kids get their perspective on money?  A mature Christian woman once shared with me how her wrong view of money, and her self-centered view of giving was shaped by her childhood. Her parents fought over money, her mother […]

It’s An Owl! Answers to Tough Questions

See what kind of love the Father has given to us, that we should be called children of God; and so we are. The reason why the world does not know us is that it did not know him.  Beloved, […]

Engage People This Easter

How far will you go to share the light of Christ? My wife, Bre, has been praying and working extra hard to engage our neighbors, so she set up an Easter Egg Hunt for twenty neighborhood children this Saturday. Last […]

God is Good… All the Time

Think about the best things have happened to you lately. If you’re a Christian who has received a promotion, a raise, a new car, a bigger home, newer home, good report from the doctor, a healthy baby delivered, or that […]

Extraordinary (non-facebook) Reading

Many people tell me they don’t have time to read, but statistics say otherwise. Mark Zuckerburg’s recent Q2 report indicates the average American is on facebook 40 minutes per day. Stats tells us that in 40 minutes per day, 5 days per week, […]