5 undeniable traits of godly men father's day manhood

If you’re a man who desires to honor the Lord in the midst of this generation, you have set your heart to do something counter-cultural.  One of the greatest needs of present-day culture...

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Who has greater authority in my life; Jesus or me? authority gospel of mark

The other day, I had a conversation with a woman who has been taking care of an autistic child for many years.  As we spoke, she shared about her experiences and the things she’s learned...

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What does genuine faith look like? faith forgiveness gospel of mark prayer

Somewhere along the way, I discovered that I really enjoy landscaping.  When the weather is favorable, I often look for an excuse to work in the yard or around the house.  

 Roughly...

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Where can we find peace when we're surrounded by corruption? finding peace gospel of mark lordship of jesus

Not long ago, my uncle requested help cleaning up and doing some planting around the gravesites of some of our deceased relatives.  The cemetery they’re buried at is a couple of...

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Jesus sees you. Can you see Him? spiritual blindness

As I age, there are all sorts of things I’m noticing that never really stood out to me before.  My eyesight, for example.  For most of my life, my sight was fine.  I...

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The value and dignity of godly women marriage mother's day submission women of the bible

If you took a quick stroll through our home, you would discover an interesting series of artifacts.  They aren’t necessarily historical in nature, but they certainly have value to our...

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The heart of a gracious leader

The majority of my adult life has been spent serving in one form of leadership or another.  When I was training for pastoral ministry, much of the training focused on the teaching aspects of...

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Will there be rich people in Heaven? gospel of mark heaven money riches

Recently, I was having a discussion with a group of people about their best financial experiences.  Specifically, the conversation centered around how much we considered to be a healthy amount...

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What did Jesus say about divorce? divorce gospel of mark marriage

As a pastor, one of my favorite things to do is to teach the Word of God.  I love studying it, meditating on it, and presenting it to others in various ways.  The Lord has granted me...

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How can we avoid causing someone to sin? gospel of mark sin

From time to time, you’ve probably heard me mention something about my love for music.  I mention it a lot.  I enjoy just about every genre and style, and I’m always on the...

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Who is the greatest? gospel of mark humility jesus servanthood

I have often heard it said that it isn’t wise or becoming to brag about yourself, and if any bragging is going to be done about you, it should be done by someone else.  Personally, I...

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โ€œI believe;ย help my unbelief!โ€ belief faith gospel of mark jesus

One of the most entertaining things to ever happen to me occurred while I was attending a conference in Pittsburgh during the fall of 2020.  The conference was held in the downtown area, right...

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