Wake Up and Clean Up

One of my many favorite songs to sing to the Lord is Holiness (Take My Life). I especially like the third verse: Righteousness, righteousness is what I long for Righteousness is what I need Righteousness, righteousness is what you want from me What is righteousness? A...

A Steadfast Confidence

Our church “slogan” for 2021 is “Need Hope? C’mon in! We have plenty to spare.” That’s not some misplaced boasting or pollyannish philosophy based on ignoring what is happening in our world. It is a hope founded in the God of the Bible. When David was facing a...

Moving Beyond the Manger

Last Sunday our associate pastor, Dr. Pete Belmain, preached from Luke 2. I know you might be thinking, “Ah, another Christmas Story sermon.” While Brother Pete encouraged the family tradition of reading the Christmas Story in Luke 2:1-19, he said he wanted to help us...

Ridiculous Grace

I used to love watching Rod Serling’s The Twilight Zone. Serling would begin the episode with, “You unlock this door with the key of imagination. Beyond it is another dimension…” Serling would then introduce the episode. I want us to unlock a door with the key of our...

Becoming What We Behold

This past Sunday Evangelist Ed Lacy preached two sermons that greatly impacted the life of our church. One particular thing he said really stuck with me. Brother Ed said, “We become what we behold.” He was encouraging us to have “a daily, consistent, quality, priority...