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 …

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 …

Kingdom Come #sermons

Scripture: Jeremiah 29:10-14  //  Subject: Transforming Power of the Kingdom  //  Main Idea: When the Kingdom comes everything changes.   Synopsis: This sermon gives us a glimpse into God’s promises for the lives of those who trust Him. Listeners learn that God’s plan is fully realized when one discovers the transforming power of being in a right relationship with …