The 3 C’s for Leaders: Control, Competence, Clarity

Over the past decade or so, I have been in the second chair and now in the first chair and can see from both perspectives. Without the proper three C’s, teams can be frustrated, apathetic, or even chaotic at times.

The 5 Most Misused Verses in the Bible

As I look back at my bible college days and seminary years, “Context, context, context!” is crucial! Context is not just King, but is the Queen, Jack, and Spade and all! A text without a context is with a pretext.

The Story Behind, “Silent Night”

“Silent Night” even came to the attention of the king and queen, and the Strasser children were asked to give a royal performance, assuring the carol’s fame.

5 Ways to Lead and Love Your Wife

One day when you are older and your children have started their own families and have moved to another place, or when your friends become elderly and pass away, your wife is the one who will still be right at your side. 

Jay Adams

Competent to Counsel: 10 Quotes by Jay Adams (1929–2020)

Jay Adam is known as the one who began the resurgence and championing the biblical counseling movement. His book, “Competent to Counsel” published in 1970 had revolutionized the way I have approached counseling with the supremacy of God’s Word (Scripture alone). 

Why Baptism Truly Matters?

6 Reasons Why Baptism Truly Matters

Baptism is a wonderful and easy way to remember the outline for a powerful new life that Christ has for us. How are we supposed to live for Christ day by day? How can we break sin habits? How can we put the past behind us and live a new life? 

Three Dangerous Leaders

Lately, I have had an opportunity to pull back from all the busy activities of ministry and to simply stop, reflect, and think. Here are three lessons I’ve learned about leadership over the past 10 years. 

Charles Haddon Spurgeon

6 Fun Facts about Spurgeon You Didn’t Know

On June 19th, 1834 Charles Haddon Spurgeon was born. As you noticed, that is this week and this mark 186th birthday for him.

In honor of his 186th birthday, I wanted to share 6 fun facts that perhaps you have never heard.

It seems like the more I grow in my faith; I love the good old hymns

Top 10 Greatest Hymns of All Time

The more I sing hymns, I learn more about these songs and the more  I love them all. Even the ones that are not so well-known hymns, it is good and helpful for our churches to sing.

Christ, the Anthem! Our Mighty Fortress

Luther’s most famous hymn is “A Mighty Fortress Is Our God” written in 1529. Based on Psalm 46, it reflects Luther’s awareness of our intense struggle with spiritual warfare.

10 Quotes on Spurgeon’s Sorrows

There is much we can learn from Spurgeon’s life and how he faced depression yet had unshakable hope that is found in Christ alone.

10 Prayers During Hard Times

What should our response be to a crisis like? How can we pray during these uncertain times? How does faith come in play in such a time as this?