VIDEO – The Water Points

Vintage Church Sunday Worship Gathering: In this sermon, I preach from John 6:16-21 about the miracle of Jesus walking on water. This miracle teaches the disciples a great lesson of faith and ultimately points to the kingdom of God! When evening came, his disciples went down to the sea, got into a boat, and started acrossContinue reading “VIDEO – The Water Points”

Communication 101

When it comes to communication, I’m a work in progress. We all are! Because I’m in vocational ministry, I’ve had the opportunity to interact with all kinds of people. It’s been quite humbling and eye-opening.  I’ve experienced some amazing conversations and I’ve also experienced some very frustrating conversations. People are people. We all have storiesContinue reading “Communication 101”

VIDEO – Lessons from Joseph

Vintage Church Sunday Worship Gathering In this sermon, I preach from Matthew 1:18-25, where Matthew gives us an account leading up to Jesus’s birth. This text also gives us some lessons to learn from Joseph, who was the earthly and adopted father of Jesus. Joseph was a spiritually mature man and demonstrated great faith andContinue reading “VIDEO – Lessons from Joseph”

A Simple Christmas Present!

Last year, the devotional that I wrote called Refocus was published! I haven’t shared about it in a while, but it has been so encouraging to see how it’s encouraged the people that got a copy since then. Refocus is a simple 20 day devotional with Scripture, encouragement and space to journal. If you needContinue reading “A Simple Christmas Present!”

Some Favorite Outdoors Views

One of my favorite things to do is to get outdoors! I’ve learned over the years that it really fills me up and helps my mental and emotional health. Whether it’s hiking a trail, getting out on the water or looking at a mountain view, there’s nothing like it! Although my blog page is gearedContinue reading “Some Favorite Outdoors Views”

A Season of Writing

I haven’t done much writing or speaking lately. Between becoming new parents and settling into our new home, we have had our hands full as we learn and adjust to new rhythms. This reality has reminded me that life is full of seasons.  Ecclesiastes 3:1-8 says,  “For everything there is a season, and a timeContinue reading “A Season of Writing”

VIDEO – Life is Good When You Grieve

Vintage Church Sunday Worship Gathering: In this Sunday message, I’m joined by my friend Christi Hagans as we talk about the topic of grief and mourning. I give us four biblical truths about mourning and she shares some application from her own grief experience and as a counselor. It was a powerful time for ourContinue reading “VIDEO – Life is Good When You Grieve”

A Better Way to Live

When you take a step back and look around, you see a lot of pressure to blend in with the status quo, work your way up the ladder of approval and even make a great name for yourself. For many, that’s their ultimate aim in life. I’m not saying that success, great performance and achievements areContinue reading “A Better Way to Live”

Advent Devotional – Striving for Humility

“The greatest among you shall be your servant. Whoever exalts himself will be humbled, and whoever humbles himself will be exalted.” Matthew 23:11–12 Jesus always has a way of telling us what we don’t want to hear, but we need to hear! In Matthew 23, Jesus was teaching to the crowds and his disciples. InContinue reading “Advent Devotional – Striving for Humility”

How emotionally healthy are you?

How emotionally healthy are you? This is not something many of us often think or talk about, but it’s important! God created us with emotions. Throughout the Bible, we even see God expressing his emotions towards people and ultimately we see Jesus expressing emotions. Just think about the grief he felt when Lazarus died, beforeContinue reading “How emotionally healthy are you?”