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...
Are you ready for Christmas?

Are you ready for Christmas?

As of Sunday, November 29, you officially have 26 days of shopping until Christmas. Don’t worry because we can shop any time of the day or night and just wait for the packages to arrive in the mail. According to theWashington Post, UPS will ship somewhere around 750...