When it started…


God’s Word and Commandment… 1Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. 2“Honor your father and mother”—which is the first commandment with a promise— 3“so that it may go well with you and that you may enjoy long life on the earth.” –from Ephesians 6 12“Honor your father and your mother, so … Continue reading When it started…

Stepping up and stepping out…God doesn’t call the qualified, He qualifies the called


That fall, there was a men’s retreat scheduled out by the ocean. I signed up and got a group of guys together and we drove out in our family minivan. A great time to talk and learn more about each other before getting to the hotel. That first night was incredible as we worshipped, heard … Continue reading Stepping up and stepping out…God doesn’t call the qualified, He qualifies the called

Are you ready to share what you are thankful for? Thankful for in 2020?


Consider all the family time that happened. Consider all the time with our spouse. Consider all the time with our kids. Consider how technology has allowed for connections and communication to continue. Consider how technology has allowed church and words of encouragement to be shared more regularly. Consider how technology has enabled so many more … Continue reading Are you ready to share what you are thankful for? Thankful for in 2020?

Can I get a witness?


Do you realize witnessing doesn’t mean you have to make an event out of it? Do you realize witnessing doesn’t mean you have to go somewhere special? Do you realize witnessing doesn’t mean you have to have a script? Do you realize witnessing doesn’t mean you have to schedule it? Do you realize that you … Continue reading Can I get a witness?

Tested vs Testing…


If you are like me then I know you have been tested in this thing called life. Some may have been small tests (like quizzes almost) and others much larger (like exams) and yet after it we realize what we have learned, where we need to focus, and where to keep on the pressure. At … Continue reading Tested vs Testing…

THRIVE: Just because God just finished doing something incredible, don’t think He’s done with you yet.


Let’s celebrate what God has done. Let’s remember what God has done. Let’s write a document or find a way to capture what God has done so that we can use it later in the hard times to build our faith! Let’s allow God’s miracles to become our testimonies! Let’s allow God’s handiwork to become … Continue reading THRIVE: Just because God just finished doing something incredible, don’t think He’s done with you yet.

THRIVE: Keep God’s testimonies and consistently seek Him and long for Him with all your heart!


As I get up today and continue to reflect on all the things I am thankful for this year it points me back to God and His Word! It points me to His love and His faithfulness! It points me to how God is faithful and able to meet us right where we are at! … Continue reading THRIVE: Keep God’s testimonies and consistently seek Him and long for Him with all your heart!