In the Summer 2008 Olympics in Beijing, a significant event happened in track and field. It was the men’s 4x100 relay. This was one of the best relay teams the United States had ever sent to an Olympic games. Four men who had trained for the previous four years to prepare for this one race. … Continue reading Generation Next
The new Passion Worship album, Follow You Anywhere, is incredible! I have not been able to stop listening to it. My playlist is in "arrested" mode. More accurately, my heart is in "arrested" mode. While the entire album is good, the two songs below are exceptional and have wrecked me for the past week.
There is likely no word that strikes fear in the heart of the church than change. The basic definition of change is to make or become different. The core idea at the heart biblical salvation and sanctification is change. Change should always be connected to the mission and vision of the organization. Change for the … Continue reading Change that Matters
You never really know someone until you live with them or work with them. Everyone has a story. Relationships are at the heart of the gospel. A holy God relating to sinful people and people relating to one another. Relationships are the vertical and horizontal applications of the cross. Relationships are the vehicle through which … Continue reading Everyone Has a Story
There is no denying that the modern day church is not exerting the influence on community that we once did. There is no arguing, that as Followers of Jesus, we desire to see people come to saving faith in Christ. Rightfully so, the local church should be concerned about the declining metric of baptisms. In … Continue reading Awaken a Sleeping Giant
I have learned to enjoy listening to Podcasts. It makes the time in the car more enjoyable and productive. There is a Podcast for whatever subject you are interested. I'm curious to know what Podcasts you are listening to and how they help you grow. Here's my current list in my Podcast shows: The Dave … Continue reading Who are you listening to?
The definition of a rut is ... a grave with both ends kicked out. In Transformational Church, Ed Stetzer and Thom Rainer wrote, "God calls us to make a transformational impact on the world, not provide a carnival of frenetic activity for ourselves. But to make this impact, we must engage in His mission for His … Continue reading Creating a New Scorecard
Jesus used many compelling and vivid metaphors to describe the Church and her intended influence and function in the world: A city set on a hill. A lamp bringing light even into the darkest of rooms. A beautiful bride made ready for her husband. Salt to season and preserve. Through the power of the Holy … Continue reading Full Circle Discipleship
Jesus Christ died so that persons who are spiritually dead in their sins might be made alive in Him. The good news of the gospel is that Jesus died for our sins, was buried and rose again on the third day. The hope of the gospel is that anyone can be saved if he will … Continue reading Praying for the Lost By Name
Join the conversation on Sunday mornings at 10:00am with Running the Race ... helping you to run well and finish strong in the race of faith. Hear a message of hope and real life stories of when faith intersects sports. You'll enjoy inspirational conversations with coaches and athletes about how their faith has served them in … Continue reading Running the Race – Radio Show