Introducing Three of My Heroes- My brothers

A hero is defined as a person who is admired for courage, outstanding achievements, or noble qualities. Three of the biggest heroes in my life are my brothers: Stephen, Hixon, and James. They all three came to faith in Christ before I did and were used of God to show me what an authentic Christ follower looked like. Stephen (on my left in picture with blue collar) is the older brother. He came to Christ… Read More »

“Bored Christian” Should Be An Oxymoron

Oxymoron is a figure of speech by which contradictory terms are joined together to form an expression. Examples include “the same difference”, “act naturally”, and “pretty ugly.” Another example should be a “bored Christian.” I’m not saying that there are not a lot of bored Christians (there are). I’m saying the two terms are contradictory, they just don’t go together. Jesus’ constant invitation was to “follow me.” In Matthew 10:38, He said “whoever does not… Read More »

Top 10 Shocking Statements Jesus Said

I’m excited about starting a new 5-part teaching series this Sunday called “Surprise: Shocking Statements Jesus Made.” Although many people think of Jesus as this tranquil, sentimental, soft-palmed, weak, religious guru who just went around spreading love.  Actually, Jesus was polarizing. He said things that made some people hate Him and want to kill Him – and others to love Him and want to worship Him. We surveyed about 100 people by asking them to… Read More »