We were very fortunate, because of the foresight of Aaron Crabtree, to have an online presence for worship that was in place BEFORE March of 2020 and the pandemic. There has not been a day go by since March of 2020 that I have not given thanks for the online platforms we have (Facebook Live, Madison … [Read more...] about What You Can’t Do Online
We are have had a fabulous time packing meals that will go to starving people in Honduras through Lifeline Christian Mission. "Food Insecurity" is a major problem all over the world. In Central America, because of COVID and the devastation of six hurricanes in a row, the need for food is great. … [Read more...] about Pack Those Meals!!
There are a number of things that greatly concern me about the current “cancel culture,” this idea that when you disagree with someone you just shut them down and take away their platform. The idea that anything that goes against the majority view (and that is not the Christian view) must be … [Read more...] about What Do We Do When Our Speech is Banned?
This week I would like to share with you an article passed on to me by Tracy Brininger. As you know, our theme this year is TRUTH. Tracy commented, "Excellent article especially with the year's theme." With that said, I would like you to take a careful read of the article. Undoubtedly, if we … [Read more...] about Lies to Stop Believing
Larry King passed away last weekend. Arguably, he was the most famous broadcaster of this generation. Larry King interviewed more than 50,000 people during his career - royals, Hollywood stars, political leaders, celebrity pastors, sports champions and famous criminals are on the list of people … [Read more...] about It Would Be Quite an Amazing Interview
You may have heard the amazing story that was in the news on January 1. Flavaine Carvalho was working as a server at the Mrs. Potato Restaurant in Orlando, Florida. As she served a family, she noticed that everyone received food except a young boy at the table. Upon closer examination, Carvalho … [Read more...] about Do You Need Help?
I was listening to a Craig Groeschel Leadership Podcast and he was explaining to leaders how 2021 could be their most focused year ever. His simple premise was that a person needs to avoid distractions and maintain focus. Are we ever distracted? According to Business Insider, the average person … [Read more...] about Avoid Distractions, Maintain Focus
As we embark on this new adventure of 2021, many people are constructing goals and making resolutions. Some are assessing things accomplished in 2020, areas where progress was made with more needed, and those things that were on the list but were never touched. People resolve to do better with … [Read more...] about Surrender is the Key
So much has been said and written about the difficulties that have been part of 2020. As we now stand on the brink of 2021, there is every reason to be enthusiastic about this new year that lies before us. I was reading some material from one of my favorite authors, J. Lee Grady. He was … [Read more...] about Looking Forward to 2021