I haven’t blogged in over a year. A lot has changed. The biggest change by far has been a change in my role here at Sioux City First. On June 24th, 2012 Melissa and I came on staff to be the Associate Pastors. Our goal was to come and serve our pastor to make the last… Read More It’s been more than a year since…..
Ok, let’s cut to the chase. I went off on an unnecessary rant yesterday while I was preaching. The topic(s) are not really important. What is important is the fact that while I may agree with what I said and believe what I said, it doesn’t necessarily mean it needed to be said. I hope… Read More I beat myself up today
On 6/16/14 our son Lucas was born. Our two girls Alora and Alliana have done such a great job loving on him and helping mama take care of him. I am looking forward to seeing how God shapes his life. It will definitely be different having a little boy around the house. I am looking… Read More Grateful for Changes
One of the great features of our new church website is the online giving tool. Online giving is not really new, but it is new for a lot of people, so let me explain why I am choosing to give online. Time Saver – I never have to take time to write a check again… Read More Make the switch
Over the past few weeks I have been able to spend some time up at the church. During that time I have spent a lot of time trying to build a website and set up online giving. It has not been easy as I am a novice at this type of thing. I am pleased… Read More New Church Website
Sunday I spoke on the “Power of Gratitude”. Here are a few points: Don’t be distracted by the things you don’t have Be thankful for God and to God (verbalize) Be thankful for the people God has put into your life and to the people God has put in your life (verbalize) Everything that is… Read More The Power of Gratitude
“I will pray for you”. Really? You will? Thanks. I know this sounds ungrateful, What if God is really calling us to do more than pray for people? I know the first objection will be “is prayer not powerful enough”? That is not at all what I am saying, but think with me for a… Read More Can prayer be an excuse?