Musings from Labor & Delivery

As we continue to await the arrival of our baby boy, I am pondering the thought that I have not taken a Sunday away from Overcomers Church since its inception on January 29 of last year...until today. The labor process began early yesterday and continues as I type this. My wife has been a trooper. … Continue reading Musings from Labor & Delivery

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May the Fourth (Has Nothing to Do with Star Wars for Me)

I'm sure you have heard or read the phrase "May the fourth be with you" today. For most everyone, its significance is connected to Star Wars. Not for me. Today marks the 21st anniversary of the day I surrendered to the call to preach. You may find that word "surrendered" to be a bit odd … Continue reading May the Fourth (Has Nothing to Do with Star Wars for Me)

Church Growth: Model or Move of God?

After attaining 3 degrees, reading countless books, and hearing from lots of "experts", I feel fairly acquainted with church growth methods. I had heard the "experts" fill in the blank of this verse, "Upon this _________, I will build My Church." The answers have been the following: Hot-looking, awesome band Skinny jeans wearing worship leader … Continue reading Church Growth: Model or Move of God?

The Power of Repetition

Repetition builds spiritual muscles. This is a great reminder from another blogger.

Her Heart Speaks

Joshua was ordered to gather the people and instructed them to “compass the city” once a day for the next six days (6:7). The priests were followed by the “covenant of the Lord” (6:8), so they were more than certain that God was supporting them and leading them. And so every day for six days they went around the city. They didn’t question why, they just done the same thing over and over again until on the last day, they went around the city seven times and on the seventh time they gave a shout and the walls came down (15-16, 20).

A lot of the time we’re told that if we try and do something one way, and it fails, then we should try another strategy in the hopes of succeeding. Reading Joshua 6 has really opened my eyes to see and understand the power of doing…

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