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...

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...

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...

I Choose to Believe

Eleven years ago to this day, I got the call that I didn’t want to hear. My son’s mother was calling me at 2 pm, and immediately I knew Eddie had been killed in Iraq. I knew this before I answered the phone, because somehow I knew this day would come. I knew this...

Believing vs. Being

If you knew someone was going to betray you, someone very close to you in whom you invested your heart and soul, could you still love them? Could you still love them as Christ commanded and portrayed for us when He washed His Disciples’ feet? Right before he gives an...