Pastor, Challenge Your Men!

One of the church’s most important tasks is to raise men of courage who have the will and the internal strength to stand firm for the sake of the gospel. The church needs men who are not swayed by criticism, not pursuers of their own comfort, not afraid to say the hard thing when it…

Before You Speak, Remember These Things

Do you see a man who is hasty in his words? There is more hope for a fool than for him (Proverbs 29:20). Biblical wisdom says there should be thought that proceeds words. Anytime we speak into a situation, careful consideration of what is said will lead to fitting words that give grace and refreshment…

How Do I Know What God Wants Me to Choose?

Can you remember a time when you had to make a big decision, and you didn’t know for sure which was the right decision to make? How did you go about making that decision? What was your process? How can we know what decision is best and most honoring to God? While we cannot know…

Reading the Bible for Application

I want to start by saying that there are many things to look for when reading the Bible. We can read the Bible to teach us about God, we can read it to get an understanding of redemptive history, we can read it to see its interconnections, we can read it to trace a particular…