Pastoring a church in the United States in the 21st century is a much different endeavor than it was as recently as even 15 years ago. The rapid changes is technology, the growth of other worldviews in the fabric of the United States, and the ever-increasing distance between normalcy including the attendance of church on […]Read More Where Pastors Should Focus: Why People Attend Church
We take communion regularly in church. What about the deleted scenes from that story? The story of The Last Supper is often times abbreviated to only focus on when Jesus took the bread, broke it, and said, “This is My body,” and the wine saying, “This is My blood. . .” Sure, taking the cracker […]Read More The Deleted Scenes of Holy Communion
By the time we got to Santa Clara, it was several hours later than our original plan. But then again, our “original plan” had changed a few times. Let me explain. We were told a week or two before that the Assembly of God church had a conflict and we would not be ministering to […]Read More Day 3b – Journey To Cuba 2013
The next several months were a whirlwind of things to get accomplished in order to make the trip a success as best I could. I began the process of breaking each episode down to individual parables and segments of scripture so we could quickly show a specific story while evangelizing. I started asking our CrossTalk […]Read More Getting Ready to Simply Be Ready
For those unaware of the purpose of this ministry partnership in Cuba, I will try to briefly explain. My family and I have produced a television series featuring bite size portions of movies that dramatically reenact the entirety of the Gospel of Matthew, the Gospel if John, the Acts of the Apostles, and will soon […]Read More Why Cuba?
A local church at 3829 S. Carrier Parkway drew special attention recently from the Grand Prairie Independent School District. On Sunday, Aug. 18, Abundant Life Assembly of God Church hosted its second annual “Back To School Bash” where church members supplied community children with book bags filled with school supplies.Read More Back To School Bash
I’ve been accused of over-thinking things and certainly overdoing things. Many people have made comments along the lines of “You are the most busy person I know.” When I was roughly 15 years old, I decided I wanted to create a maze using graph paper. I did. It ended up being roughly 54 pages taped […]Read More I’m kinda simple