This is week three of Anxious For Nothing and the last weekend of the series.
Tug-O-War only works when both sides tug. If one side stops tugging … there is no war. The challenge in this section of the message is to consider who you are at odds with or at war with and DROP THE ROPE. I understand that might feel like you are just “letting them win!” But […]
In this message we return to the Sermon on the Mount and Jesus words from the end of Matthew 5. The analogy of tug-o-war comes to mind when studying this section of Jesus sermon. Tug-o-war only happens when there are two sides tugging. If one side stops tugging … there is no war! When we […]
A lot of my life the past 5 years has been spent helping leaders experience success in their successions. Today, we received word of one the most public and high level transitions we will see in our lifetimes. Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon, announced about 75 minutes ago that he is handing off the […]
Do you ever compare yourself today to your PRE-COVID self? This week last year, I was preaching onsite and in a room full of people (imagine that) Parkview Christian Church in Chicagoland. I was leading a marriage retreat w/ Rene Clark for the couples at Refinery Christian Church in Arizona. And I had the privilege […]
Breathing is a human right, it should never be a fight. As I watch our nation, my heart aches. My eyes get wet. My arms flex. My fists form. My mind wonders, what if my skin was not white? Does that make hate alright? What if simply walking down the street was a heroic act, […]
A little girl named Liz, was suffering from a rare and serious disease. Her only chance of recovery appeared to be a blood transfusion from her five-year-old brother, who had miraculously survived the same disease and had developed the antibodies needed. The doctor explained the situation and asked the little boy if he would be […]
I am pretty sure we are all washing our hands more than any other time in our lives! Our mothers would be so proud of us. We are supposed to wash our hands for 20 seconds which can seem like an eternity! I saw a pastor suggest … “What if, while we are all washing our […]