God Within Us: Speaking in Tongues

Friendly note: This blog works best if you read along with Bible in-hand (some of the scripture is printed directly in here, but not all of it, so it would be helpful to have it open when you read. The scripture used here is the English Standard Version [ESV].) The topic is speaking in tongues—what … Continued


God Within Us: Spiritual Gifts

Now that summer is here, there are several things you can bank on: the weather will get hot, the lake will be crowded, and there will be lots of new movies coming out at the theater. Now, I enjoy going to the movies anytime, and especially if it’s a super-hero movie or anything where someone has … Continued


We Believe: God the Father

“So, what exactly is it that you guys believe?” That was the question one of the teenagers in our youth group asked me several years back on a trip to San Antonio. Most of the students in our group had grown up around church, but this girl had come as a guest, and it was … Continued


Advent 2016: Mighty God

Mighty King Strength is in Your Name Mighty King You are Lord of all Advent Song by Micah Risinger Each Sunday of Advent, Patti and I add characters to our manger scene at home. We start with the animals, then the shepherds, next the angel, followed by Mary and Joseph. And finally on Christmas Day, … Continued