Focus on
the Father

His thoughts, words, prayers and worship were all focused on the Father

How To Be A Christian Superhero

Every boy likes to dress up in his favorite superhero costume.  As soon as he puts that costume on, he becomes that Superhero.  If it’s …

Anticipating The Needs Of The Father

A servant knows what his Master needs even before he does, because the servant anticipates his needs and is always at the ready. Anticipating the …

Developing a Culture of Honor

If you honor Honor, in time it will shape your thinking, your attitude and behavior.  If you are waiting for that magic moment in time, where you …

Living in the Land of Comparison

Every man wants to be significant.  He wants to matter. He wants to be somebody, to leave his mark on the world.  The older he …

Thinking on The Father

When I was a boy, my parents made it a point to know my friends. I had fishing friends, baseball friends, football friends, and church …

What a Few Minutes Can Do

In our church, we take a few minutes to greet one another between worship and the message.  Most churches do.  These few minutes are rich …

The Key To Kingdom Influence

When I was fresh out of Bible college I thought I was going to save the world.  I served as a youth pastor of about …

Sphere of Influence

To whom will you have a greater impact? To those of whom you do not know or those in your sphere of influence? Ever notice …

Fruit That Will Last

Anybody can serve someone else.  Why are some servants more effective than others?  What is it that produces real fruit, fruit that will last? Man’s first …

Serving the Lord Christ

When I was younger, one of my favorite Christian musicians was Keith Green.  It wasn’t his piano playing or musical abilities that I connected with. …

Serving as Worship

Servants serve with compulsion, not under compulsion, but with compulsion, they do so willingly out of a genuine love for Jesus, . . . and …

My Sheep Know My Voice

Have you ever tried to speak to your teenager while they are listening to music with their ear buds on?  As a parent, I can …

It’s Not About You

In my first year of ministry, I was invited out to lunch by a Youth Pastor from a neighboring church who served a much larger congregation than I was …

Walk by Faith, Not by Sight

In Matthew chapter 4, we read of the story where Jesus called his first disciples to exercise faith. 18 While walking by the Sea of Galilee, he …

Served with Honor

Honor seems to have taken a back seat in today’s culture.  It’s viewed almost like a compliment, a nice thing to do, but not essential. …

The Distinguished Servant

Let’s be honest, when serving, it’s fun to be recognized, to be distinguished, even celebrated.  There is nothing wrong with this, however, as a servant, …

Walking with the Father

When I was just a boy, I would intentionally harass my sister by copying her every word.  She hated it.  I was 3 years younger …

Real Men Worship

Today’s culture has poisoned the minds of men convincing them that by worshiping, they are less than a “real man”.  How foolish.  Men were designed to worship. …

Even There He is With You

Sometimes it may feel like you are driving down the highway of life, all alone with low visibility.  Any movement that you make requires faith …

This Land is Your Land

When I was a kid, I remember the song by Woody Guthrie, “This land is your land”.  We sang it in the third grade, back when …

Learning From the Father

Jesus only did what he saw the Father doing.  The natural tendency of those who love God is to “do” . . . . anything …

The Noise Never Stops

Every day each one of us are faced with the noise of the day.  That noise has many faces.  For some, it’s the hectic schedule …