Tagged: “Jesus”

“Aunt Bethany, Would You Say ‘Grace?'”

One of my favorite scenes in a movie happens when an elderly grandmother is asked to say “grace” before a meal.    She responds, “Grace?  She passed away thirty years ago.”  When she finally realizes what was being requested of her, she folds her hands, bows her head and begins reciting the pledge of allegiance. Grace […]

Continue Reading

Pride Goeth Before the…Picnic?

I remember when I was a kid listening to my parents or an authority figure tell me what to do.  All too often I would think, “I’m not doing that!  He can’t tell ME what to do!”  In the back of my mind I was thinking, “that’s probably the right thing to do and it’s […]

Continue Reading

Have a Pulse? Be a Leader.

As pastor of a growing church, I am constantly asking God to send us more leaders in order to help more people grow in their relationships with Christ.  The more new faces that show up, the more leaders we need in order to intentionally invest in those lives. One of the greatest compromises that a […]

Continue Reading