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Reflections about the North American Christian Convention Part 2 - Monday, May 30th 2016 11:51 PM
After the 2006 NACC, I was excited to go back the next year, but it didn’t work out because of something called a honeymoon.  I got married on June 30, 2007, and for some...
Reflections about the North American Christian Convention Part 1 - Monday, May 23rd 2016 9:17 PM
As the month of May is winding down and July is coming closer, I would like to spend the next few weeks reflecting on the North American Christian Convention (NACC) and share...
Smiling like a Cheshire Cat - Monday, May 16th 2016 7:40 AM
Well, it happened again last night.  Sunday night is when we have our Church History class at the church and I am loving every minute of it because I get to share the story of...
Blessed are the flexible, for they will never be bent out of shape. - Friday, May 13th 2016 2:04 PM
“Blessed are the flexible for they will never be bent out of shape.” That “Beatitude” was created by Southeast Christian Church in Louisville, KY,...
What would happen if the church had an NFL draft approach to ministry? - Monday, May 2nd 2016 10:42 PM
For those who follow the NFL, this weekend was very important because it was draft weekend.  This was the weekend that changes the lives of college graduates and the teams who...
Top 10 Lessons Learned from Life - Monday, April 25th 2016 5:26 PM
April 25, 1975 was an exciting day for the world because they received the greatest gift since that baby who was born on the first Christmas Day!  Ok, so I may have exaggerated...
If you want to reach my heart, stop reaching for my wallet - Monday, April 18th 2016 4:44 PM
“If you want to reach my heart, stop reaching for my wallet.” Since the tax deadline is upon us, I decided to write about money.  Well, it’s not so much...
Building momentum is all about your attitude - Monday, April 11th 2016 2:16 PM
Building momentum is all about your attitude. I mentioned previously that I am a fan of the game show, The Price is Right.  Whenever I would visit my grandparents, we would...
How you handle transition makes a big difference - Monday, April 4th 2016 5:28 PM
Tonight is the big championship basketball game for my North Carolina Tar Heels (Too bad I didn’t have enough faith to choose them as my champion!).  It is also opening...
Celebrity Name Game - Monday, March 28th 2016 10:11 PM
Mondays are usually my day to stay at home and relax since I work hard from Friday through Sunday every week.  Of course, I do work during Tuesday through Thursday, but...
How Firm a Foundation - Monday, March 21st 2016 9:58 PM
A few weeks ago, I preached about the secure foundation that will sustain us through times of trial.  I used the “Building a house on the rock” passage at the end...
A Bed of Sunflowers - Saturday, March 12th 2016 9:30 AM
I love plants.  Ever since my Granny had me in her garden many moons ago, I have loved being able to work the ground and watch the plants grow into whatever they were designed...
Eating the perfect Krystal - Friday, March 4th 2016 7:39 AM
I love eating at Krystal!  For those who may not be familiar with this fast food chain, they are like White Castle.  And if you are not familiar with White Castle, they cook...
Ash Wednesday - Wednesday, February 10th 2016 3:13 PM
Today is the day observed by most mainstream denominations as Ash Wednesday.  That day is the beginning of the season called Lent.  The season of Lent lasts for 40 days not...
The Emotions of Christmas - Friday, December 18th 2015 9:41 AM
I was looking through my older posts and came across this one that is appropriate for the season:   “You should be happy. After all, it’s Christmas.”...
Happy Thanksgiving! - Monday, November 23rd 2015 6:35 PM
Since Thanksgiving is this Thursday, I decided to share part of my sermon from yesterday: Although George Washington began the idea of having a national day for...
Pulling people out of heaven part 5 - Saturday, October 24th 2015 5:20 PM
“Can’t we all just get along?”  I remember it like it was yesterday.  The riots that broke out because of the Rodney King trial impacted the entire country...
Pulling people out of heaven part 4 - Friday, October 23rd 2015 4:37 PM
“In essentials, unity, in non-essentials, liberty, in all things, love.” The essentials can be understood as anything that affects salvation.  If it keeps you...
Pulling people out of heaven part 3 - Friday, October 23rd 2015 3:54 PM
“In essentials, unity, in non-essentials, liberty, in all things, love.”  This was the first quote I learned when being taught Restoration History at a local...
Pulling people out of heaven part 2 - Thursday, October 22nd 2015 5:36 PM
“We are not the only Christians, we are Christians only.”  This is a quote that has been part of the Restoration Movement ever since the 1800s, and it is usually...
Pulling people out of heaven part 1 - Friday, October 16th 2015 6:05 PM
This past Wednesday, I was teaching the Bible study at our church and we came across the infamous Acts 2:38 passage.  We are studying the book of Acts in order to secure our...
How big is too big for a church? - Wednesday, October 7th 2015 10:48 PM
“I just want to go to a church where everybody knows each other.” This quote is often used as a slam against large churches, in particular, mega churches. ...
Should I make my kids go to church? - Tuesday, September 29th 2015 3:56 PM
“We want our children to choose for themselves whether or not to go to church.” As we continue the theme of quotes that are often used, the above quote comes in...
Clean your room - Monday, September 14th 2015 12:07 PM
Last month, I wrote about a popular statement among many parents today.  “If I punish my child for being honest, he will not speak the truth to me again.” ...
The Battle for Honesty - Saturday, August 22nd 2015 1:11 PM
 “If I punish my child for being honest, he will not speak the truth to me again.”  This is a very popular statement that parents use to justify their...