“Peace out” 4 Thoughts on Leaving a Church Community

Of all of the topics pastors have asked me to write on, this one has come up a lot lately. Now let me say: I write this blog from a very full heart and a very good place. This month, Anne and I celebrated completing 8 years at Kfirst. We are in a great season in our churchContinue reading ““Peace out” 4 Thoughts on Leaving a Church Community”

Pastor to Pastor: How Do You Deal With People Leaving the Church?

I’ve never hidden my heart for pastors.  I think part of it is the fact that I am currently in pastoral ministry. But what drives the other side is, when I was a broken and frustrated pastor, others lent their ear and freely gave their insight and wisdom.  So, in essence, how in the worldContinue reading “Pastor to Pastor: How Do You Deal With People Leaving the Church?”

2 Minute Marriage Devo – Day 3

Welcome to our 2 Minute Devos. This month we are in our Annual Marriage Series at Kalamazoo First Assembly of God and we’re going through devotions for couples. Take the time to read through the passage of the day and listen to the 2 Minute Devo. Genesis 2:24 Therefore a man shall leave his father and hisContinue reading “2 Minute Marriage Devo – Day 3”

2 Minute Devo Series: Book of Matthew Day 9

Welcome to our 2 Minute Devos.  This month we’re going through the Book of Matthew.  Take the time to read through the passage of the day and listen to the 2 Minute Devo. Matthew 8 English Standard Version (ESV) Jesus Cleanses a Leper 8 When he came down from the mountain, great crowds followed him. 2 And behold, aContinue reading “2 Minute Devo Series: Book of Matthew Day 9”

2 Minute Devo #31Days – “He’s been there already”

We started a new series this month called “#31Days.” What “#31Days” means is we are encouraging everyone to take the challenge of encouraging someone via social network for 31 days.  Make sure you use the hashtag! Today’s scripture: Deuteronomy 31:8 It is the LORD who goes before you. He will be with you; he will notContinue reading “2 Minute Devo #31Days – “He’s been there already””

Undermining Your Marriage

For this week’s marriage blog, I began to ponder this thing of undermining marriage.  There are moments when you and I unknowingly act out situations that, if not corrected, will end up undermining the growth, strength, and future of your marriage.  Where I struggle, is when I talk with couples who are acting out inContinue reading “Undermining Your Marriage”