Monthly Archive: April 2012

What I believe.

What I believe.

Since I get this question from a lot of people outside of my circles I thought i would just post it on the blog.  I don’t like labels but I also realize that they...

Am I just stepping on toes or am I wrong? If I am wrong I want to know…

Am I just stepping on toes or am I wrong? If I am wrong I want to know…

Sorry…but I really do want to know.  There seems to be an even split 50/50 on this topic of being accountable to others in the church.  I believe that we are accountable to the entire body...

A Mystery…Scared of Death but Longing to be with Jesus.

A Mystery…Scared of Death but Longing to be with Jesus.

Yesterday was my dad’s birthday.  Although he is no longer physically with us in this life, every year on his birthday since he was promoted to glory 8 years ago, I reminisce about the...

A Simple Summary

A Simple Summary

Someone asked me this: “Can you summarize the gospel for me?  I have trouble evangelizing.” Those who know me well, know that I have a passion for evangelism.  That is, sharing the good news,...

Christian Husbands are called to lead…what does that mean?

Christian Husbands are called to lead…what does that mean?

I have not blogged much in the past 2 weeks since I have been focussing a lot on the accountability partnership course material – also I was a single dad last week while Teresa...

Not “getting anything” Out of Your Devotions?

Not “getting anything” Out of Your Devotions?

“I wish I could get more out of my devotions.”  “How can I make my devotions more effective?” These are two questions that were asked of me in regards to my last post about Personal...

Do You Ever Skip Devotions?

Do You Ever Skip Devotions?

Blessed is the man who walks not in the counsel of the wicked, nor stands in the way of sinners, nor sits in the seat of scoffers; but his delight is in the law...

Very Inspiring Blogger Award

Very Inspiring Blogger Award

Pastor J –  jelillie – has nominated me for the Very Inspiring Blogger Award.  I am humbled that God has seen fit use this jumble of thoughts to reach people far outside of my “circle.”  I...

Easter & Loneliness

Easter & Loneliness

Easter weekend has come and gone.  We spent Easter Sunday at Church and with my wife’s family. It is hard to be lonely when surrounded by friends and family; however I am sure we...

Training and Nominating Church Leaders

Training and Nominating Church Leaders

About 2 months ago my churches Men’s Study Society began a leadership training course under the supervision of the consistory (for those of you not from a reformed church, consistory is a fancy word...