Your First Domino

Physicists have long used dominos to illustrate natural phenomena. They like to use the domino to illustrate gravity and gravitational potential energy. Basically, the idea that a normal sized domino can start a chain reaction that could, in theory, knock down a building! Stephen Morris (who holds a PhD in geophysics and lists “the Physics of everyday […]

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HEY GOD, WATCH THIS!!

I took a day off today and took my kids to the water park! There’s a lot of screams and squeals, lots of laughter and shouting. And no matter what there’s always lots of”Hey Dad, look at me!” There’s always “Hey Dad, look what I can do!” And I’m always proud! I act like I’ve […]

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THE WORK OF THE CHURCH

In the small church that I grew up in I learned a lot about prayer. I learned the word; “DEBMLY.” Ever hear that word? My dad started every prayer that he ever prayed with that word. “Debmly Father …” I learned that there were men in our congregation who didn’t put a “g” on anything […]

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Play the Man

In 2 Samuel 10, we find Joab leading the armies of Israel into battle. Very quickly in the course  of the conflict, he realizes he is facing a two front war. On one side, he is facing the army of the Ammonites. On the other, he is facing the armies of Syria. Joab quickly divides […]

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So What?

Everything changes when the risen Savior calls your name.  That was our theme on Easter Sunday. We had nearly 500 people in our auditorium and we experienced a wonderful morning of worship together. But so what? I mean, really. So what? Are we so good, so righteous, so moral that meeting Jesus has no effect […]

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Easter Stones

When the Sabbath was over, Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James, and Salome bought spices so that they might go to anoint Jesus’ body. 2 Very early on the first day of the week, just after sunrise, they were on their way to the tomb 3 and they asked each other, “Who will roll the stone away from the […]

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Un-testable Values

“I just don’t know how to feel what I’m feeling.” An 11 year old kid told me that Monday with tears streaming down his face. He was hurting in a way he had never hurt before. In fact, his entire school was hurting in a way that no kid should ever have to hurt. This […]

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