From the Lead Pastor’s Desk for Dec 3

While enjoying a time of rest and disconnect from ministry the past few weeks, Janet and I discussed some of the things we still have left in our “Bucket List.” According to a Wall Street Journal article of 05/29/2015, bucket list is an idiom combining “kick the...

From the Lead Pastor’s Desk for Nov 26

One of the great joys of my life is being called “Grandpa” by our seven grandchildren, ages 5 months to 7. And now that our own children are fully grown, Janet and I have a renewed love for ordinary parenting moments such as tucking little ones into bed. Sometimes,...

FROM THE LEAD PASTOR’S DESK for October 29

Recently, I read Chuck Swindoll’s, long-term pastor, radio speaker, and chancellor of Dallas Theological Seminary devotion on the same topic. He defined traditionalism as “an attitude that resists change, adaptation, or alteration.” Dr. Swindoll is much, much more...

FROM THE LEAD PASTOR’S DESK for October 22

Last week I told you I read a few curious verses which got me to thinking about cycles. Not bicycles or motorcycles but cycles of life. Sometimes our great plans have started to wither and die. We go through a time of wondering: “What’s next.” The New Testament refers...