Grace

God Hates Our Worship

Have you ever wondered what God thinks about our worship? Across America millions of Christians get up every Sunday morning to meet with their churches and praise God. Does our worship actually please Him? I was reading through Isaiah this morning and came across a passage where God states that he hates the worship of […]

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I Ordered Two Dozen Dead Roses

So last week while out of town at a conference I ordered 2 dozen roses as a surprise for my wife. I figured I would just surprise her socks off. I’ve got to do something sweet for my wife for putting up with me on a regular basis. The day comes. The flower company gives […]

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Justice and Grace

Liberty and justice for all. The American ideal. If there is one thing we can all understand it is the great concept of sacrifice. Every day it seems, another American service member gives his life for the great cause of justice and liberty. We are the beneficiaries of men who throughout our history have given their […]

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Are the people of grace gracious?

All I ever needed to know about the human condition I learned as a restaurant waiter. As a waiter, I saw a cross section of humanity move through my table, some tables that brought a smile to my face and others just hurt my heart. During my tenure as a waiter I was called stupid, […]

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The Sinners Prayer- Biblical or Not?

For the next few blogs, I want to spend some time unpacking my ideas about what I think God’s intent for the church is. In this process I want to ask questions that maybe are challenging, some that may make me uncomfortable, and some that will in the end, through conformation with scripture, lead me […]

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