I Can’t Believe You Don’t Attend A Pentecostal Church!

As I sat in a converted storefront satellite church this morning, I realized that it’s Pentecost Sunday.  This is typically recognized as the birth of the Church but also the moment when Jesus baptized those in the upper room with the Holy Spirit, accompanied by mighty signs and wonders. For close to 30 years I … More I Can’t Believe You Don’t Attend A Pentecostal Church!

Deny Yourself and Pick Up Your Cross…Gee, Can I?

  Life does present its challenges quite often. One of the most daunting I’ve encountered working with college students has been regarding discovering God’s Will…finding out what to do next. This usually encompasses decisions regarding what major to choose, which person to date/marry, which job to take, etc. My advice has always been the same: … More Deny Yourself and Pick Up Your Cross…Gee, Can I?

Feeling Like A Failure Lately?

Unmet expectations.  Unfulfilled goals.  2 points short.  Mistakes.  Sin.  Frustrations. Failed exams.  Ministry isn’t growing.  Business is failing.  Fired.  Divorce.  Can’t provide for family. We’ve all been there…all experienced discouragement and disappointments.  But when it seems like they keep coming with no end in sight, it wears down our confidence and makes us feel that’s … More Feeling Like A Failure Lately?