Between Sundays

Discipling Disciplers



I listened to Kanye’s new album

In January of 1999, I was lucky enough to get tickets to the Athletes in Action Super Bowl Prayer breakfast the morning before the Super Bowl. Several members of the Atlanta Falcons and Denver Broncos (the Super Bowl XXXIII teams)... Continue Reading →

Who You Give To Matters

When teaching on various commands of Christ, I have read teachings from Jesus in the gospels and asked our congregation to examine the Scripture themselves. This has allowed me to learn from them as much as I could ever teach.... Continue Reading →

The Unknown Saint

Sunday after church, my sister in law texted me that a man was waiting to speak to me. I met him in my office and asked how I could help. "I know that I need to get right with the... Continue Reading →

The underlying issue with the UMC’s One Church Plan

The United Methodist Church ruled in it's special called general conference to uphold the church's traditional view that homosexuality is sinful. It did so by a narrow margin - 53% in favor of the "Traditional Plan" and 47% in view... Continue Reading →

More Than A Story

Christmas comes with many family traditions. Early in the season, families decorate the house and trim the tree. Christmas movies run seemingly nonstop all month. Many people anticipate the coming of Christmas with advent calendars. On Christmas Eve or Christmas... Continue Reading →

What does the Bible say about predestination?

Deuteronomy 29:29 says, “The hidden things belong to the Lord our God, but the revealed things belong to us and our children forever.” As we study Scripture, there are some things that are still hidden and a mystery. Today's question... Continue Reading →

At Just The Right Time

Perspective is everything. On Christmas morning, kids excitedly wake up early to check the tree and their stockings. They joyfully unwrap presents and play with their new toys. Parents are equally excited, however their perspective is quite a bit different. I spent most of Christmas morning assembling a princess castle. And I cannot tell you how may cuts I have from opening hard plastic packaging. The exuberance is the same - the perception is quite a bit different.

Principles for a Changing Culture

Niels Bohr, who won a Nobel Prize for physics, said, "Technology has advanced more in the last thirty years than in the previous two thousand.  The exponential increase in advancement will only continue."  Bohr never saw the internet or even... Continue Reading →

Something To Unite Us

I have no clue if it was intended, but the fact that Veterans Day so closely follows Election Day is a blessing. One thing the most recent election taught us is that our nation is deeply divided over some major... Continue Reading →

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