October 19: “Loving Enough to Confront”

4 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: 1 Kings 221 Thessalonians 5Daniel 4Psalms 108-109 Today’s Bible Verse(s): 1 Kings 22:8 (CSB): “The king of Israel said to Jehoshaphat, ‘There is still one man who can inquire of the Lord, but I hate him because he never prophesies good about me, but only disaster. […]

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September 7: “Christians and Those in Authority”

5 Minute Read + Scripture readings Today’s Bible Reading: 2 Samuel 11 Corinthians 12Ezekiel 10Psalm 49 Today’s Bible Verse(s): 2 Samuel 1:14 (CSB): “David questioned him, ‘How is it that you were not afraid to lift your hand to destroy the Lord’s anointed?’” Reflections on Today’s Bible Verse(s): The verse I have chosen for today […]

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Naming the Guilty Party

In our Christian culture, we generally don’t like to name people who have behaved badly (at least publicly). Don’t believe me? Just make a truthful statement about some of the false teachers of our day and then duck … because there will be many comments coming your way. You will be called judgmental, unloving, and […]

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Senior Pastor Team

Being a pastor is a calling like no other. It provides an opportunity to experience the highest of highs and the lowest of lows. We get to celebrate at weddings, pray over newborn babies, baptize those who have entered the Kingdom, and so much more! But, it is also emotionally and spiritually taxing. Awhile back, I […]

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Why do we get angry when confronted with our sin?

Imagine this scenario with me: I went to church on Sunday and was approached by one of the medical personnel that are a part of my church family. They approached me and said: “Hey, Matt, I’ve noticed that you have a little bump on your neck. It may be nothing at all but then again […]

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Why we need accountability partners

Before I go out for the day, I do what most wise husbands do – I ask my wife how I look. After all, my extent of colors is limited to those found in an 8 pack box of Crayola crayons. Kim is much better qualified to tell me if my clothes match. If she […]

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