Pastor’s Blog

Being BOLD for GOD

     The book of Acts has been called the Acts of the Apostles. When you read the pages of Acts you come to see the audacity and boldness of these unrelenting men. They preach and teach the word of God with boldness. They were filled with the Holy Spirit and did signs and wonders. The Church grew by leaps and bounds and flourished with unity and great grace. The Church grew exponentially.

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Our Choices Matter

     The late Myles Munroe once said, “Our life is the sum total of all the decisions we make every day…”. I understand this sentiment. Our choices matter. However, much of life also is determined by circumstances beyond our control. No one chooses cancer. No person in their right mind opts to be injured seriously in an automobile accident. Yet the manner by how we respond to such situations determine what life will look like for each of us. So, yes, our choices do matter.

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Not In The Same Boat

     Two days ago, I saw this post on the page of a Facebook friend. The sentiments conveyed in this writing made an impression on me. I pray the words below will do the same for you.
WE ARE NOT IN THE SAME BOAT…

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Human Kindness

     Much has been written about David’s affair with Bathsheba in 2 Samuel 11. My question, however, is why? David had just about everything a man could want. God even would have supplied him with more wives if David wished. So, why did David jeopardize his relationship with God, if not his livelihood, to have a brief tryst with another man’s wife?

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Tart Words Do Not Make a Leader

     Were I to write a book about leadership, I would start with David’s actions in Second Samuel, Chapter Three. Following a seven and a-half year battle between the households of David and Saul for the hearts of Israel, an inflection point was reached. Abner, the commanding general of Saul’s army was murdered in a duplicitous plot. Many speculated that David played some tacit role in the plan.

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To My Good Friend!

     The great sage of the past century once expressed a desire: “If you live to be 100, I hope I live to be 100 minus one day, so I never have to live without you.” Winnie the Pooh’s sentiment conveys the kind of love that existed between David and his friend, Jonathan. The prevailing wisdom is that friendships come and go. Distance, expectations, and new friends are factors that can change the dynamics of a relationship.

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