Points to Ponder Week of 7/23/23
July 26th, 2023
This week as we consider the life of Daniel and his friends the spotlight shifts from Daniel to his three friends. They find themselves in the crosshairs of the jealousy of the wise men who could not ...  Read More
Points to Ponder Week of 5/31/23
May 31st, 2023
We know that God is a powerful creator who provides everything we need and knits us together in unique ways. The Psalmist says what we all know intuitively to be true in Psalm 139:13-14, “For it was y...  Read More
Points to Ponder Week of 3/19/23
March 22nd, 2023
We often like the promises of Scripture that focus on blessings and deliverance. We cling to passages like Jeremiah 29:11 which promise that God has plans and a purpose for us to bless us and prosper ...  Read More
Monkey See, Monkey Do
March 20th, 2023
         As I stood in worship during church last Sunday, I heard the words to one of the songs being sung loud and beautifully I might add, by little Judah behind me.  Although, I know he is a smart ...  Read More
Points to Ponder week of 3/12/23
March 15th, 2023
In High School, one odd attack I would often have to debate against with my friends was that they believed the God of the Old Testament (OT) and the New Testament (NT) were different. They pointed to ...  Read More
Everything is Fine
February 28th, 2023
     Is it just me or is that the universal answer to most every question you ask your children.  How was school today?  Fine.  How was your spelling test?  Fine.  How did your cub scout meeting go?  ...  Read More
Points to Ponder Week of 2/20/23
February 24th, 2023
As we looked at last week, God calls his people to be devoted to a few simple but important things. If the early church had a value statement it may have looked something like this: “We value the Apos...  Read More
Points to Ponder Week of 2/13/23
February 15th, 2023
Revival. It can be a controversial term that’s loaded with opinions surrounding it. However, one thing is true, there are moments when God’s people supernaturally surrender, the Holy Spirit moves powe...  Read More
Points to Ponder 2/11
February 9th, 2023
The disciples had been with Jesus for three exciting, challenging and life changing years. That had constantly asked Jesus when He was going to establish His kingdom. His responses to them often seeme...  Read More
Points to Ponder week of 1/30
February 1st, 2023
Knowing something is coming and having to wait for it can be tricky. It’s like a kid on Christmas, you know that an exciting day is coming and you’re not sure exactly what is in store but it both buil...  Read More
Everybody Wins a Trophy
January 30th, 2023
Anyone who has been around me for more than a minute knows this is my mantra as to why the world has so many problems. It all started when we began to reward kids for merely participating in things. A...  Read More
Points to Ponder week of 1/23
January 27th, 2023
Being picked last or losing out on being in a position we wanted to be in can be disappointing. I remember once when I was at Elim Bible Institute there was an election for senior class president. I d...  Read More