Beyond Repair

I grew up in a home where both of my parents professed their belief that Jesus Christ is their personal savior. From the time I was a young child, I attended an Episcopal church with my parents every Sunday. I was always told that I was a “good kid.” I didn’t get into the kind […]

The ShareJOY Run

Do you desire to help make a life-changing difference in other people’s lives? Many do, and most recognize that in helping others they too are blessed. In fact, Jesus said in Acts 20:35: “It is more blessed to give than to receive.” The ShareJOY Run is just such an opportunity to help others and be […]

Being a Godly Leader

Do you have a clear understanding of leadership?  Do you believe you are a leader?  How would you describe the term leadership? John Maxwell, a prominent leadership author and speaker says, “leadership is influence.”  Some studies estimate that even introverts influence 10,000 people over the course of their lives. Our influence can be accidental or […]

Discipleship 101

I’ll call him George. I had never met him before that day. He walked through our church doors one late Sunday afternoon to “catch the evening show” as he called it. George managed a printing press crew that worked through Saturday nights and therefore he slept on Sunday mornings. That Sunday we met and started […]

He’s Alive!

Matthew 28:1–3; Mark 16:1–20; Luke 24:1–49; John 20:1–31 Just this week I watched a program that featured an interviewer on the streets of New York who was asking random passersby what holiday was coming up this weekend. More than 50% of the people had no clue. They gave answers such as Memorial Day, Father’s Day…even […]