Articles Comments

Headline

ICCM 2019 Notes and Audio

ICCM 2019 Notes and Audio

Last month my wife and I were privileged to speak at ICCM.  If you would like to read through the PDFs of the slideshow while listening to the audio, you can find those here. Please note:  the audio for the second session is choppy due to issues with the original recording.  You can hear most of the talk, but occasionally parts of words drop or skip. ICCM 2019 Session One ICCM 2019 Session Two ICCM 2019 Session Three   Audio of … Read entire article »

Latest

Skit: Dad in My Mind

Skit:  Dad in My Mind

This is the Fathers Day skit I wrote for our local church.  Enjoy!  Please leave a comment if you like the video. For information on using this skit in your church or group, use the contact form. … Read entire article »

Shattered: A Book with a Purpose

Shattered:  A Book with a Purpose

When I started a mentoring program for my son in 2010, I knew it would be a challenge to find a mentor every week for a year.  I also had an inkling that I was also signing up for a bigger task in that his siblings would expect the same thing.  What I didn’t realize at the time is that … Read entire article »

How To Be a Mentor for a Day

This book is intended to guide you through the process of preparing for spending a day with a young man or young woman in order to positively impact them. Order your copy today by using the main contact form on this website or by ordering it on Amazon.     Errata already corrected in the First Edition:   To submit errata, please fill out this form: … Read entire article »

Preaching Through Proverbs: A Collection of Sermons by the Pastors of Central Africa

Preaching Through Proverbs:  A Collection of Sermons by the Pastors of Central Africa

Imagine feeling the heat of a summer day as you sit inside a tin-roofed church building listening to a pastor preach to you from the Word of God.  The echoes of voices resound as the congregants speak out their appreciation for what they are hearing. This is Africa.  This is church.  This is worship around the Word of God where Jesus is … Read entire article »

The Veil March 2018 Photos

These photos are from the March 2018 production of The Veil at Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church.  If you are one of the dancers and would like a high resolution copy of one of the photos you are in, please contact me by e-mail or by using the Contact form on the site. ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”1000″] … Read entire article »

Benefits of Praying in the Holy Spirit

These are notes in outline form for someone wanting to speak about the benefits of praying in the Holy Spirit. Open flow. Perfect prayer. Strengthen yourself. Praying to God. Serve as a sign to others. Gateway to the gifts. Learn sensitivity to the Spirit. New spiritual experiences. Your spirit is praying. Build yourself up in your most holy faith. Pray always. Live in God’s presence and awareness of His presence.   … Read entire article »

Ten Things Your Children Need to Know

This is the outline of a talk I gave in Colorado last year to a group of parents/grandparents. Psalm 71:17-18 Guilt is not a feeling. God forgives. God is real. God acts in our lives and in our behalf. You can know God. Daily devotional habits will change your life. The Holy Spirit will empower you. Bad things happen to good people. You are gifted — and responsible to use your gifts properly. Eternity is a long time.  Act in light of it!   … Read entire article »

Abraham Rescues Lot and Meets Melchizedek

Abraham Rescues Lot and Meets Melchizedek

These are some notes from a sermon I shared at a local church in Lusaka, Zambia recently.  The chapter is Genesis 14. Five kings versus four.  This was a regional conflict. Sodom is captured and plundered. Lot is captured and removed from Sodom.  (Was this a good thing?  Sometimes bad things happen which actually could be viewed in at least a partially positive … Read entire article »

Mary’s First Real Thanksgiving

Mary’s First Real Thanksgiving

The following is the video of a skit I wrote entitled “Mary’s First Real Thanksgiving.”  This is a sequel to last year’s skit, “‎Bad Thanksgiving Habits and How They Started.” It was performed by the drama team at Westmore COG on Sunday, Nov 20, 2016. This skit provides a good history lesson for those who really don’t understand the Thanksgiving Holiday. If … Read entire article »