Rebellion & Repentance (Jonah 2-4)

AUDIO (forthcoming) MOTIVATE It’s January, so we have all kinds of goals with choices… Diet (Romaine salad is safe again) Exercise Bible Reading – #1 means of spiritual growth & joy / E50 after Easter Work hard and smart but less Educational pursuits Relationships healthy You are free to make any choice, but you are…

Bars, Borders, And Building The Kingdom

The prophet Jonah was a prodigal. He ran far away from God’s message and mission. Along his journey he experienced the hardship of life’s storms and struggles. He lived in the belly of a fish, which turned out to be not such a happy place to live but a helpful place to learn. It was…

7 Priorities For The Pastor

In 2 Timothy 4:1-5, Paul provides several priorities for pastors. The list is not exhaustive but are a helpful starting point for pastors to pattern their life and ministry, and for churches to evaluate for the life of their church and leaders.  2 Timothy 4:1-5 1  I charge you in the presence of God and of Christ…

Rebellion (Jonah 1)

AUDIO: MOTIVATE Danielle’s grandparents – Grampy had a sign hung on mantle: “Here lives an old fisherman with the catch of his life.” There’s something about the older generation that is a bit mystical heroicism with all they were able to accomplish: nation building and technological advancements (factories & products, highway system, towns & cities,…