As Bill Hybels, pastor of Willow Creek Community Church in Chicago put it, “The local church is the hope of the world.” While I agree with this statement I have to take it a step further. Jesus Christ is the hope of the world and the local church is the vehicle in which God uses … Continue reading 5 Reasons Why I Love The Local Church
The serpent said to the woman, “You will not surely die. For God knows that in the day you eat of it your eyes will be opened, and you will be like God, knowing good and evil.” - Genesis 3:4 Here, in this text, we have a conversation going on between a woman and a serpent. … Continue reading Eat the Fruit. Become Like God.
As I sit here and reflect over the past year of my life, I am reminded that God is one amazing Author. First off, the greatest love story ever written and told is the love story of Christ and His bride, the Church. I love what Ephesians 5:25 has to say about love. The text … Continue reading God Writes Love Stories
The Beginning: I’m from a family of 7. Two brothers, two sisters, and a Mom and Dad. Big family for the small households that we stayed in. We grew up in poverty. Food stamps, welfare, getting clothes and food from the Salvation Army. I remember year after year not having Christmas like the rest of … Continue reading J Scott’s Story…