The Great Rebuild: Ezra 1

Have you ever had to rebuild something? I remember putting my first treadmill together a few years ago- and if you don’t know what it is like putting together a treadmill, think IKEA, only with electronics and pieces that weigh 20-30 pounds each. It is super stressful and exhausting! At least it is for people like me- who just aren’t … Read More

True Love: 2 Chronicles 33:1-17

Are you a fan of Valentine’s Day? Are you one of those people that loves to celebrate with gourmet chocolates and bouquets of flowers? Perhaps a romantic dinner out with your loved one? Do you look forward to sending or receiving valentine’s day cards? For me, I was never a big fan of Valentines Day. I spent 30 consecutive Valentines … Read More

Defeating Despair: 1 Kings 19:1-18

Who are you cheering for this Sunday night in the Super Bowl? This is annually the most watched TV program in America- and it isn’t even close. Last year over 100 million Americans tuned in to watch Super Bowl 54- which is about 60 million more than the next closest program (Which happened to be another NFL game). We tune … Read More

Devotional For Elder’s Meeting Held February 2

Devotional For the Elders Meeting February 2, 2021   “Verse 5: Keep your lives free from the love of money and be content with what you have, because God has said, “Never will I leave you; never will I forsake you.” Vere 6: So, we say with confidence, “The Lord is my helper; I will not be afraid. What can mere mortals … Read More

How Can God Use Us? Exodus 3:1-14

How Can God Use Me? Exodus 3:1-14 Towards the end of my time in seminary, we were in a tight spot financially and I needed to pick up a 3rd part time job to make ends meet. I already had a church internship and was working as a security guard at another church- but we could not pay my tuition … Read More