Tag Archives: heaven

The keys to the kingdom

When I first became a pastor back in Mason, WV in 2007, I remember how strange it seemed to me that I show up and the people gave me the keys to the church.  Looking back, it would have actually … Continue reading

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Today a week from now or a week ago

Last night Diane went in to the radio station to record some morning spots about Operation Christmas Child shoebox collection, which begins next week, with our friend and local radio personality Pat Sullivan from Magic 100.5.   I do not suppose … Continue reading

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A problem that’s not going away

Late last night I was checking the church to see if my friend Andy had taken the trash out.  Andy is a Friends Aware client who helps us out by taking Wednesday dinner trash out on Thursday for Friday trash … Continue reading

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When you think you’re something (or at least good enough)

Our church will finish making eggs next week.  Last night, someone from our church was at a store buying some supplies to finish up our egg making and saw someone with a cartload of powdered sugar.   “Making eggs?” the … Continue reading

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Why, why, why…

The conclusion I dread is not, “So there’s no God after all,” but “So this is what God is really like. Deceive yourself no longer.” Continue reading

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Scare the hell out of me

I wish I had this blog post yesterday, as Halloween would have been the perfect day for that title.    Do you ever think about the narrow way Jesus talked about?  I think about it and wonder how narrow it is. … Continue reading

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One step closer to heaven

The Bible shows us that Jesus would just assume people walk away from the truth than come to Him through false advertising. Continue reading

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