Hope in the Judgment

Who can stand against the Judgment of God?  No one.  The nations of Israel and Judah learned this the hard way.  The northern kingdom, Israel, had 19 kings who were all fundamentally evil and turned the country farther and farther… Read More ›

Holding on for Change

G.K. Chesterton said, “The Bible tells us to love our neighbors and to love our enemies probably because they are the same people.”  In Nehemiah, the neighbors from on all four sides became opposition to progress.  Nehemiah 4:1-23, details the… Read More ›

Strategy for Change

Strategic planning is a place some will not venture.  In the Church, it is the pseudo-spiritual that see no basis for the practice of the organization.  Addressing the Church’s unique ministry context is required for Church leaders.  Proverbs 19:21 states,… Read More ›

Faith for Change

In the Gospel according to Mark, Jesus utters four words that are incredibly powerful.  He says, “Have faith in God” (11:22).  He proceeds to talk to them about having faith to move mountains and about the disciple’s prayer life.  In… Read More ›