I’ve grown up with a dad who convinced me that I could win at anything I put my mind to. I’ve been a leader since I was young and I love the idea of training, competing and winning with teams that I have been a part of. I am a passionate sports fan and I love it when my team … Read More
My six year old son said the other day, “Dad, I love peanut butter and jelly sandwiches.” Love. That one, 4 letter word, has seemed elusive to me for many years. I know what it means and I’m able to speak and write on it but I’m not sure it’s ever been embedded in me on a gut level. I’ve … Read More
I remember my very first UGA football game when I was a child. It was so overwhelming to me that I felt like I was going to explode. There were 80,000 people going crazy by cheering for their beloved Bulldogs. That passion was contagious and infectious. I ended up getting a degree from there many years later. That passion got … Read More
I Cor 4:20 says, “The Kingdom of God is not a matter of talk but of power.” This past week, I spent a few days with the students of Bridgeway Church, the family I have the honor to Pastor. Our student pastors, Joseph and Paige Helms, decided to take our students up into the mountains to connect with God and … Read More
America is the land of the “Mega Church”; enormous organizations built with solid business principles that are run as smoothly as a well-conditioned school or hospital. Personally, I’m not one to bash Mega Churches. I believe churches of 5,000 to 50,000 congregants are helping tons of people. I value a high level of passion and excellence and I’m all for as many people as possible walking in the Kingdom.
I am currently re-reading J.I. Packer’s masterpiece “Knowing God.” It’s in my
Over the past year, the church I pastor has been through a lot of transition. That is putting it lightly. City Church and Mt. Zion Fellowship have merged and we are now…
We are all guilty of it. Every single one of us that follow Jesus Christ as His disciple asks the bizarre and awkward question, “How is church going?” Or how about this one, “Did you enjoy church yesterday?”