The Priority Of Father Daughter Time

By | 2017-04-18T11:04:00+00:00 April 20th, 2017|

Most of us know what our priorities should be. For example, we all know that family should be more important than work. But in the hundreds of decisions we are forced to make every day, it’s not so easy. Work, technology, and the requests of other people can easily derail us from focusing on our [...]

Dear Christians, Please Stop The Angry Social Media Comments

By | 2017-04-18T19:57:11+00:00 April 19th, 2017|

With the advent of social media, I’ve seen the problem grow. Someone posts a link to an article, and without fail, some “Christian” leaves a negative comment. A few weeks ago I wrote an article about how to preach in a way that people will want to come back to your church. Immediately, a Christian [...]

5 Resources Smart Pastors Use To Save Time For More Ministry

By | 2017-04-18T11:05:16+00:00 April 18th, 2017|

All pastors have more work to do than time to do it. Until Jesus comes back, there will always be more ministry to do. You could always do more... sermon prep outreach phone calls emails hospital visits meetings Bible studies plus a hundred other things. You will always have more work to do than time [...]

7 Reasons I Believe Jesus Rose From The Dead

By | 2017-04-11T23:51:16+00:00 April 12th, 2017|

Christianity is many things, but above all, it's the belief that a Jesus was crucified, buried, and raised again to life. The resurrection of Christ is the heart of Christian faith. Belief in the resurrection separates Christianity from all other religions. The leaders of other religions are all dead and buried in a tomb. You [...]

A Firefighter’s Search For His Son

By | 2017-04-05T11:53:38+00:00 April 6th, 2017|

Why did Jesus endure great pain and suffering on the cross for you and me? Why didn’t he save himself? He could have. With one word, Jesus had the power to come down from that cross if he wanted to. The soldiers even dared him to do it. So what compelled him to persevere in [...]

How Much Time Should I Spend On Sermon Preparation?

By | 2017-04-08T13:10:05+00:00 April 4th, 2017|

In economics, there is principle called the law of diminishing returns. Put simply, the law states that after reaching a certain threshold, the input yields less output than before. For example, imagine you own a busy coffee shop. You find that one employee can make say 25 cups of coffee per hour. You hire another [...]