Hebrews 12:1-17 “Running Lessons: Reloaded”

  So, you may or may not be aware of this, but July first will be two years since I was made the interim pastor of Emmaus Christian Church. The time has flown by so fast, and In many ways, it seems like I have only been here a week, but at the same time, it can seem like I have always been here. God has been faithful through every week, and every day to lead me and guide me, strengthen me, and help me. Even when it is difficult, I know He has been there for these two years, … Continue reading Hebrews 12:1-17 “Running Lessons: Reloaded”

“He Is Risen!” Easter 2013

Easter 2013 He Is Risen! (audio file) Christ is Risen! What an amazing truth it is that our Savior lives! Leading up to Easter we have been looking at what Jesus has been doing up to his death and resurrection. We have been focussing on his interactions with those closest to Him. We looked at the disciples and how he reset their understanding of the Christ, that He must go to Jerusalem and be killed and on the third day raised from the dead. I cant say enough how important it is for us to see that truth in our own … Continue reading “He Is Risen!” Easter 2013

Speed Trap

We live in a behavioral modification society. We are all about avoiding the consequences of doing the “wrong” thing. Our lives are filled with consequences to be avoided, pitfalls to go around, down sides to not to be seen. The thought occurred to me this morning as I passed a state trooper sitting on the side of the road. We don’t speed because we don’t want to get a ticket, not because we are convinced it is in our best interests. We, at our core most often believe that it is in our best interest to get where ever we … Continue reading Speed Trap