This is a teaser from a sermon on the Book of Revelation. This message explores Jesus' messages to the seven churches mentioned in Revelation chapters 2 & 3, and the messages Christ might have for churches today. Watch full message here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qwsc9...
I'm reposting this from the deep archives as it is a lesson we seem slow to learn. By the way, did you hear about the 'Preachers N Sneakers' controversy? Below is an excerpt from a spot-on, timely and utterly devastating articles I've read in years about church leadership. I wish it never needed to be … Continue reading Dangers of Celebrity Pastors & Megachurch Cultures
Today marks the 7th anniversary of MainStreet Covenant Church's first weekly worship service. I thought this an appropriate occasion to announce the completion of a commemorative book I've produced that details the journey. As you probably know, I love history, and therefore I love probing origins. Any appreciator of the past quickly becomes an appreciator … Continue reading NEW! MainStreet Beginnings Book
"In those days there were giants in the land..." Genesis 6:4 I grew up a few blocks from from Highland Park in Mound. The park where I learned to fly a kite as a boy was once the old Baptist Assembly Grounds, and before that the Keswick Camp grounds. In the early 60s, Bill Bright's … Continue reading Me & Billy G – Giants in the Land
In this series -- Life Verses -- I'm sharing some of the scriptures that have most impacted my life and faith journey. Today I want to share one of the most memorable moments I've had during my morning devotions. I even know the exact date. It was July 20, 2010. I was seeking God more desperately … Continue reading LIFE VERSES 8: Isaiah 49:1-6
Have you ever met a traveling salesperson who refuses to leave the office? Have you ever met a daycare provider who can't stand kids? How about an illiterate librarian? These are oxymorons and contradictions. I worked on the grounds crew at a golf course in high school. I spent most of my summer cutting grass. I loved … Continue reading Going Green 6: Nomadic Gardening?