No matter how many times I start to write I hit the backspace and delete button. Why? I don’t want to put something down that is flimsy or trite. Right now the panhandle of Florida is in the midst of a hurricane. My wife has family roots down there, my family rest and renews … More Powerful Prayers, Storms, and Hearts
There are several benefits that we can enjoy from being grateful. What does the bible say about being thankful? What would happen in our lives if we choose to thank God before we choose to complain? oct 7 from First Presbyterian Church on Vimeo.
In the fourth installation of this critical question “What is the Church?” we explore practice of evangelism. When someone says “evangelism” people tend to be excited or turned off with very little middle ground. I invite you to think about evangelism by asking three important questions; “Does the Bible say anything about evangelism?” “What did … More Sermon: “What is the Church?”
We learn from the story of the widow who was asked by the Prophet Elijah to make a small amount of bread from her final supplies that God is the author of life and God can always write another chapter when we think there is nothing else to give. The Widow from First Presbyterian Church … More Sermon from Sunday, August 26
Jesus warns Martha that she is worried and distracted about a great many things. Distraction is all around us today and contributes to our feelings worried and anxious. Is there something that we can focus on to ease our fears? Click now to watch. <p><a href=”https://vimeo.com/280079928″>Mary And Martha</a> from <a href=”https://vimeo.com/user40728854″>First Presbyterian Church</a> on … More Sermon “Her Story: Choose to Listen”
Lately I have become keenly aware of the power of words. As a husband, father, and pastor I have seen the impact of my words on the faces of those around me. Some times there is misunderstanding on my part or on their part. Then there are the times that I know my words landed … More Take It Back
Have you ever stopped to consider that you are a child of God? What does this do to your outlook on the day? How does this change the way you see yourself? What about anger? Certainly it is necessary and useful. Can it become a trap? We consider these questions and more in the sermon … More Sermon on John’s First Letter