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God Does Not Change: 3 Responses in Light of an Unchanging God


Everything Changes Everything around us changes, think about it: seasons change, weather changes, jobs change, people change, heroes change, our leaders changes. Simply, everything changes. To be honest with you, I am kind of a "Change" junkie. I like to move around the furniture, find new ways to tweak my everyday norm, or even find ways to visit new places all...

Engage in the Fight Against Human Trafficking


There are hundreds of causes that we can engage with on a daily basis. While they are all important, few deal with human dignity and the preservation of the image of God like the fight against human trafficking. Statistics tells that every 30 seconds another human is a victim of human trafficking (that means that 2 people have become victims just...

How to Get Free From the Bondage of Sin


Sin is sticky. Like rubber cement all over our hand, we try hard to get it off and in turn just go on making a bigger mess. Finlly when we think we've got it off, the sticky residue still remains. Christ came so that we could have freedom. Freedom from his wrath. Freedom from our guilt and shame. Freedom from...

Push Back on Culture


This Could Be Your Greatest Year Yet


I've always considered a new year as a fresh start. A time to right what I did wrong and place something new where something needs to be replaced. For mosts of my adult years (if not also in my elementary ones) I've made a list of my hopes and dreams for the next twelve months. It has been my...

Jordan Murphy’s Story of Escaping the Aurora Shooting


Ten days ago Colorado experienced another tragedy. Sadly, our State is not unfamiliar with loss. The Columbine massacre, the YWAM shootings, wildfires and other disasters have caused us great pain before. But even pain can have its hidden purposes in the hand of God. Last week I was able to sit down with Jordan Murphy, a young man who escaped the shooting on...

What Does It Mean to Live a Holy Life?


As an experiment, the great scientist Isaac Newton stared at the image of the Sun reflected in a mirror. The brightness burned into his retina, and he suffered temporary blindness. Even after he hid for three days behind closed shutters, still the bright spot would not fade from his vision.  He said - "I used all means to divert...

Who You Be: Knowing Your Identity in Christ


  Here are some other resources that may be helpful as you journey to know your identity in Christ: "Who Do You Think You Are?" by Mark Driscoll Who Do You Think You Are? is an exploration of the issue of identity and an encouraging examination of what it means to be “in Christ.” Pastor Mark takes the book of Ephesians and applies it...

Do Good. Don’t Sin.


How often we make excuses without realizing the true impact that these decisions have on ourselves, those around us, and the God we serve. We must act in obedience to God's will.