Prayer Is Our Freedom (Philippians 4:1-7)

Audio:  MOTIVATE I can remember praying often as a young boy growing up in the church. I’d talk to God about all sorts of issues or actions in my life. On occasion our family would pray together but not much beyond the meal time. Later as a teen, I remember the first time my pastor…

Today’s Grace For Tomorrow’s Worries (Matthew 6:25-34)

MOTIVATE SPBC Sabbatical with PD: Over 6 years ago SPBC was seeking a pastor and in their search process wanted to create a covenant that both encouraged and challenged the pastor in his responsibility as a shepherd to the Lord’s body at SPBC. One of the benefit items was to provide the pastor with a…

Life on the Road: Auto-Pilot (Philippians 4:1-9)

MOTIVATE Imagine all the obstacles a person might have to overcome if he were to walk from New York City to San Francisco. One man who accomplished this rare achievement mentioned a rather surprising difficulty when asked to tell of his biggest hurdle. He said that the toughest part of the trip wasn’t traversing the…