Leaving the Faith

In the past few weeks news has broken about some well-known ministers within evangelical Christianity leaving their faith and walking away from the church.  The Bible gives several reasons for why people denounce the truth of the Gospel, including these: "Devoting themselves to deceitful spirits and teachings of demons" (1 Timothy 4:1). "an unbelieving heart" … Continue reading Leaving the Faith

The Joy of Helping Others Succeed

This past weekend I had the wonderful opportunity to go back to a place where I previously worked and preach for a congregation that I truly love. It was a sweet reunion with some dear friends, including this guy... The guy in the picture with me is Michael Montalvo, who succeeded me as the Community … Continue reading The Joy of Helping Others Succeed

Have You Lost Your Sense of Urgency?

An important article from Michael Kelly of LifeWay Leadership... 3 Things That Keep Christians From Living With a Sense of Urgency Christians are meant to live with a sense of urgency. Urgency is not panic; it’s not anxiety; it’s not acting before we think; but it is a sense of insistence that requires steady, and … Continue reading Have You Lost Your Sense of Urgency?