Has God Ever Messed Up Your Plans? (Ecclesiastes 7:13 Devo)

Accept the way God does things, for who can straighten what He has made crooked? Ecclesiastes 7:13 NLT   The Scripture above is very interesting and reminds me of what God said to Isaiah, "my ways are not your ways". The Hebrew word here for "crooked" is AVATH and it means "to bend, to make … Continue reading Has God Ever Messed Up Your Plans? (Ecclesiastes 7:13 Devo)

Thanksgiving: Our Weapon Against Worry

Anxiety has become an epidemic. But through thanksgiving we can turn our worry into worship.   Have you ever been worried? As a new believer, a better question for me would have been, "Have you ever NOT been worried?". Since a small child, I had lived in a state of anxiety. Fear was my constant companion, … Continue reading Thanksgiving: Our Weapon Against Worry

Update & “Letting God Love You” [Video]

(New logo for our Fall group for Celebration Church in Jacksonville, Florida) I'm excited because starting on Wednesday, September 13th, 2017, Christina and I will be starting a group for my church in Jacksonville, Florida. The group is called "What Is Love?! Baby, Don't Hurt Me". It will be one of the break-out sessions at … Continue reading Update & “Letting God Love You” [Video]

“Letting God Love You” – Highlights and Sermon Notes From Gainesville

(Facebook Graphic shared by Victory Church of Gainesville) This past weekend my wife and I had the opportunity to minster at the church I was "raised" in. God did great things! I spoke at the morning service, then we helped with the evening Deeper Service, Christina hoping on the keys and me praying for people. … Continue reading “Letting God Love You” – Highlights and Sermon Notes From Gainesville

A Declaration of Independence

Today, we celebrate America’s independence. We take time and remember that on this day, July 4th, 1776, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, our founding fathers adopted the United States Declaration of Independence. With this beautifully-penned document, they declared themselves free from the control of Great Britain---what they saw as a tyrannical, oppressive outside force. They wrote, “We … Continue reading A Declaration of Independence