sermon on money

Is Money your Master?

Have you ever made a dumb decision with money? I thought so. Me, too. The crazy thing is this: I will go out of my way to pick up a dime on a sticky floor, but I don’t think twice about blowing $10 on a …

Forgiveness: What does it really mean?

I’ll be honest; I can be a pretty cynical person at times. It is a weakness of mine. People have hurt me in the past, and it affects how I now view relationships. I keep my expectations low, so when the disappointment or hurt comes, …

Rest: Why fight for it?

I am a Sabbath attempter. What I mean by that is, I actually try to set aside 24 hours per week when I attempt to rest. An intentional space I create to rejuvenate my mind, body, and soul, to put aside my idol of productivity, …

What Were We Thinking!

Have you ever made a decision that seemed like a great idea in the moment, but afterwards you wondered, “What was I thinking?”  Like the time you signed up to chaperone the youth lock-in. Or the time you volunteered to make 200 cookies for the …

The Journey​ of trusting a call

I was starting my junior year of high school when I was called to ministry. I was terrified of the idea that one day, I might be the guy on stage every Sunday morning preaching the sermon. It scared me most because I hated being in front …

am I a genuine follower of Jesus

Am I a genuine follower of Jesus?

Am I a genuine follower of Jesus Christ? It’s a pretty important question don’t you think? The answer to this question is literally life or death. Jesus often taught in parables (familiar stories that revealed unfamiliar truths) in ways that helped us grasp seemingly difficult …