Tag Archives: Christianity

It’s “new thangs” again!

Last night I was installed as the pastor at First Assembly of God in Big Lake, Texas.  (Don’t get excited..there’s only oil here and no lake!) The Sectional Presbyter came down and handled the business meeting and voting.  I received … Continue reading

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January 9, 2014

  Yesterday was an eventful day for Beth and I.  It was 7 years ago (from yesterday) that I went into the hospital for 2 months.  It was during that time, my family was told I would not make it … Continue reading

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Today’s devotional

I am reading a new book titled “From the Library of Charles Spurgeon.  Selection from Writers who influenced his spiritual journey.”  It is a book stuffed with great works from various writers.  Great for devotional times.  The following is an … Continue reading

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Bigotry in the Name of Jesus

Its terrible when you have to unfriend a pastor friend from FaceBook because of the bigotry and hate in their speech.  Yes, I’m all for “telling it like it is” but to be hateful about it is totally UN-Christian.  We … Continue reading

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May 19,2013: Seasons of Ministry

We talk with ministers all the time on social sites.  Some of the ministers will tell you there IS a change in ‘seasons’ for ministry and others say no way. Beth and I are working to establish the Psalms 91 … Continue reading

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New Pages…

Today we are proud to announce our “School of the Bible” and the continuation of our “Bible Quiz”. You will find these two activities to be encouraging and uplifting.   Our goal is to challenge you to study God’s Word for … Continue reading

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Church leadership

I have spoken about leadership in the church whether to be ordained or just credentialed.  A church can have lesser experienced leadership when there is a ‘team’ model or approach to church leadership. In many churches of today, the ‘old … Continue reading

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Church leadership: Ordained or not?

I was told a local church has put into it’s ByLaws that only Ordained ministers qualify as pastoral candidates.  Why would they do that? There are many ministers out there who are continuing their education and desire to pastor.  Many … Continue reading

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Will you blow the trumpet?

I was reading Joel 2 -3 this morning during my devotional time. As I was considering it, I was taken by Chapter 2 “Blow the trumpet in Zion; sound the alarm on my holy hill. Let all who live in … Continue reading

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He is not here!

On this day over two-thousand years ago history was changed.  Our lives and religion was changed forever! It was on this day on a hill referred to as “the place of the skull” that atonement for the sins of the … Continue reading

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