We must remember that God always provides what his church needs, whether it is the greater church, or the church in Antioch, or the little church located at 130 Church Lane, Port Hadlock, Washington.
But we're not about the status quo, especially when it doesn't serve God's most vulnerable children. Our calling is about hope and change. Hope for the hopeless and change for the last, the least and the lost.
7/14/19 Keeping the Faith I think the crux of the issue is that we have to remember that God's word is not just for our information, it's for our transformation.
The seeds of neglect, apathy, indifference and inattention that were planted years ago are about to produce a harvest of monumental human tragedy, and it should be our call to action just as it was for John Wesley over 200 years ago.
If we want the fruit of the Spirit to grow in us, we must join our lives to his. We must know him, love him, remember him, and imitate him because faith without works is dead.
6/16/2019 Building Character People will look at how you handle your misfortune with grace and humility and will say to themselves that there must be something to this God thing.
Our inability to get along, to agree to disagree, casts a shadow over our profession of faith in Jesus Christ that we love others as he has loved us.
Jesus loves a follower who has that "Do-It-Yourself" attitude when it comes to spreading the gospel.
5/19/19 It's Not Complicated We cannot truly love God while neglecting to love those who are also created in his image, even if they are just little black boys who only want to play baseball with other little boys.
There probably aren't too many issues where we couldn't reach some sort of common ground, but the hatred and disdain is so great that neither side is willing to yield, for fear it might be seen as some sort of weakness.