Three Things

Someone recently asked me what I would focus on if I were trying to steward new life in a declining or stagnant congregation. I told them I would focus on three things intently, and I would not waver. RENEWAL. First, I would cultivate a culture of renewal/revival: a kingdom culture of transformation. We should do …

Taste & See #sermons

Scripture: Psalm 34:8-14  //  Subject: Goodness of God  //  Main Idea: God's goodness is beyond our ability to comprehend, but not our ability to experience  //  Synopsis: This sermon teaches that (1) Experiencing God's goodness is the only way to know God's goodness; (2) It is good for us that God's goodness never changes; (3) God really is …

Identity Crisis

In middle school and part of high school, I was on the wrestling team. I was good at it. There was a technique rarely used called the “barbwire.” It became my finishing move. During that time I was consumed with wrestling. It was my identity. Later in high school, I took an interest in playing …