Tag: Church Planting

The Simplicity of Seeking

You have to appreciate the simple stuff – Peanut Butter & Jelly, Grilled Cheese, Steak & Baked Potato. (Yes. It’s all food.) The extravagant excites, but the simple satisfies.   The psalmist asks a significantly perplexing question that demands a simply profound answer. “Who… Continue Reading “The Simplicity of Seeking”

He’s All We Need

“The Lord is my Shepherd, I lack nothing.” (Ps 23:1 NIV) The warrior king remembered a simpler time. As a shepherd he called out to His Shepherd and confessed that he was lacking in nothing. Jesus was all that he needed. There are days… Continue Reading “He’s All We Need”

Trust Him Alone

There’s a great sense of satisfaction when our plans, programs and personnel are all in sync. The point where they intersect becomes our ministry “sweet spot”. Trusting soley in the success of the sweet spot could result in misplaced priorities. Our strategies and staff… Continue Reading “Trust Him Alone”

Because of Who He Is

We spend a good deal of time on the components of ministry. We know how to plan, program, promote, perform and even pray. Just as critical is the celebration of praise . . . not just praising God for what He has done, but… Continue Reading “Because of Who He Is”

Awesome Accomplishments

We all want to be a part of something that makes an impact, something that influences, something that is incredible, something that is indelible. Talk about an awesome accomplishment. The psalmist shared the same desire. “I call to You for You will answer me,… Continue Reading “Awesome Accomplishments”

Time to Laugh

“Take My yoke upon you and learn of Me, for I am gentle (meek) and humble (lowly) in heart, and you will find rest (relief and ease and refreshment and recreation and blessed quiet) for your souls. For My yoke is wholesome (useful, good—not… Continue Reading “Time to Laugh”