7 Attributes in the Nations God Loves 

In seasons filled with division and loud voices, do we listen for the still small voice of God whispering peace into our souls?   Do we let the Word of God trouble us, shake us up, challenge our notions and change our thinking?  Today, I come preaching about seven qualities that God loves in any nation.  […]

Listening for God’s troubling Word

“Are We Listening” February 12th, 2017 Elijah the Tishbite is running from the law. Queen Jezebel has killed hundreds of the prophets and King Ahab has sent the army out looking for Elijah. Elijah appears like a fugitive out of nowhere, running here, hiding there, and taking refuge from King Ahab and his Phoenician Queen […]

God and Kings-principles over power

…. God judges a nation by its principles not its power.  National greatness does not come from fire-power or economic clout but from ethics.  Our high minded American forefathers looked to principles as our national foundation: “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men (people) are created equal, that they are endowed by […]

A kingdom divided against itself- a sermon series

Our country is far from a united state, or so says my inbox, newsfeed and pastoral conversations. Jesus predicts, “A kingdom divided against itself cannot stand” (Mark 3:24).  Given entrenched disagreement, the safest route for any pastor is on the sidelines laying low until the torrent passes. Frankly, I prefer to keep silent, not speaking […]