What makes Jesus cry? What makes Jesus angry?

What makes Jesus cry? What makes Jesus angry?

Did you know that tears that result from sadness, anger, fear or joy have a chemical difference from those caused by smelling onions or an irritant in your eye? Some scientists and counselors believe that tears may be nature’s method of removing chemicals built up by...
Spend Less At Christmas

Spend Less At Christmas

Americans will spend over $850 billion Christmas this year. Every individual citizen is expected to spend $1,000 for Christmas gifts. Yet, according to CNBC, a record high amount of people (11.5%) of Americans, aren’t buying any gifts this season due to economic...
Beware of Hypocrisy

Beware of Hypocrisy

In his book, The Jesus I Never Knew, Philip Yancey tells a story about a Bible study he was teaching. The class began discussing how the hypocritical legalism of the church turned off non-believers. Then they began to ‘swap war stories,’ and Yancey shared his own tale...
Stop & Help –  Lessons from a Good Samaritan

Stop & Help – Lessons from a Good Samaritan

In 1918, German pediatrician Ernst Moro discovered a similarity in all newborns. It is called the Moro reflex. If a newborn is startled, its arms will fly up and out, then come together in a desperate clutch. This isn’t a learned behavior. It is preloaded into our...
Help! I’m a Deacon – BOOK LAUNCH TEAM

Help! I’m a Deacon – BOOK LAUNCH TEAM

Several months ago I was having a conversation with a fellow pastor and we were talking about the lack of instruction material for deacons. I discovered many good books to help pastors but very few to help deacons. He suggested I write a book (since I had some...