Category Archives: Christian Life

It’s okay to say Happy Holidays


My wife and I were out shopping recently when a cheerful cashier said “Happy¬†Holidays” and I replied “you as well”. I do not know if the cashier is a Christian or otherwise but her cheerful disposition is infectious. That encounter … Continue reading

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REPENT


This is the audio from a sermon preached at Amazing Grace Church in Charles City, Iowa on November 11, 2018. REPENT 5 steps of repentance found¬†in Psalm 32 Repentance requires honesty about sin. Recognize the damage of sin and guilt. … Continue reading

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Exposed to the light


There is a long way to go on this bathroom project. Kind of like my life. Still a work in progress, but changes for the better have been made and more are on the way. Continue reading

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Never try to teach a pig to sing…


To live out the truths of the gospel message requires a disciplined life. It is not an easy path. It is not negotiable with the desires of the flesh or views of a society. Continue reading

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Sex, the Bible, and the Church


If Christians truly embraced godly principles of sex they would be known for having the healthiest sex life of all religions. Continue reading

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The last generation of church


I have been wondering lately if we are in the last generation of church as we know it. The Bible is clear that God’s Church will remain but what about the tradition of meeting in a special building on Sunday? … Continue reading

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Is your church raising mature Christians?


Unity is not the same as conformity. Unity is clearly seen in the beauty of diversity. Continue reading

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Producing mature Christians


the greatest failure of any local church congregation is the failure to produce mature Christians. Continue reading

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To know the love of Christ


Live preaching has no retakes, or special editing. I am thankful for that and would not want it any other way. Continue reading

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4 guiding truths of the Christian faith


This is the audio of a sermon preached at Amazing Grace Church in Charles City, Iowa. The four truths discussed are; God created the heavens and earth. Humans were created with and for a purpose. We were created by God … Continue reading

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