• How toSeven Ways to Glorify God in Your Work | Part 6 | Demonstrate the Love of God

    The apex of Christian virtue is love (1 Cor. 13:13). It is genuine love that is at the heart of the law of Christ (Mark 12:31). It is agape love that distinguishes believers from the world.    Love in Demonstration Love is one of the words in the English language...

  • Seven Ways to Glorify God in Your Work | Part 5 | Walk in Integrity

    This week, we are considering how we can glorify God in our work. Today’s focus is learning to honor God by walking in integrity.  Hypocrisy amongst Christians is one of the top reasons the non-religious are turned off by Christianity. Many who claim to be believers think, speak, and act no...

  • Seven Ways to Glorify God in Your Work | Part 4 | Influence the Culture; Don’t Let the Culture Influence You

    Chick-Fil-A. Mmmmm. We all know that something more than poultry deliciousness draws us to our favorite chicken establishment. The atmosphere is different than any other fast food place. The restaurant is clean, the staff smile, the service is excellent, and the culture is distinct. Why is that? The corporate purpose...

  • Seven Ways to Glorify God in Your Work | Part 3 | ‘Don’t Let the Good Things Keep You from the Best Things’

    Another couple is arriving soon for dinner. You know how it is: you scour the house to ensure it is squeaky clean. You frantically declutter, clearing off tables and counters, throwing unneeded items in drawers and cabinets. Amid those chores, you are in and out of the kitchen, trying to...

  • Seven Ways to Glorify God in Your Work | Part 2 | Hone Your Skills & Work Diligently

    On average, a person will spend about 90,000 hours at work over their lifetime1. Let that sink in. Given the significant amount of time spent on the job, it is imperative for Christians in the workforce to be intentional about honoring God in their work. That is the topic I...

  • Seven Ways to Glorify God in Your Work | Part 1

    Today we celebrate Labor Day, a day that marks the end of summer and the wearing of white attire. Mainly, though, it is a day set aside to recognize the contributions of laborers to the development and achievements of our great country. On Sunday, I preached a message entitled, “Seven...

  • 25 Rules for Marriage, Learned from 25 Years of Marriage

    Inconceivably, Niki and I just celebrated twenty-five years of marriage. We got married at the young (too young in my opinion) age of nineteen. When we said our vows, we had no idea what marriage entailed; we were in love, and that was all that mattered. Consequently, the first many...

  • Dinner of the Despised

    Matthew | Part 32 | The Calling of Matthew January 23, 2022   Main Text: Matthew 9:9-17   Three Responses to Jesus’ Ministry   I. Tax Collectors and Sinners: Respond ____________________v. 9     -Jesus _______________ those who others ______________.       -The Gospel is Radically ________________   –...

  • What Is So Significant About Sunday?

    Since my childhood, I have watched the slow and steady trend of the devaluing of Sunday, corporate worship. When I was growing up, we planned everything else around church services. Today, so many Christians tend to plan church around everything else—even here in the Bible belt. Christians, I invite you to see...

  • Praying the Psalms

    Most of us were taught to pray with closed eyes and bowed heads. While there is nothing wrong with this approach—as it is a posture of reverence—I want to challenge you to add another form of prayer to your routine—namely, praying with open eyes and an open Bible. While using any Scripture...