I Never Knew Jesus Could Be Like This

“I Never Knew Jesus Could Be Like This.“ These are words that have lived with me for the past 24 hours. They are words that have lifted my heart and challenged my soul. I have a pattern in my “post-church service” conversations. Guests are my priority to talk to. Yet, I try to connect toContinue reading “I Never Knew Jesus Could Be Like This”

“Do you even hear yourself?” 3 Thoughts of Fixing Your Marital Gait

Last week we began our annual vision series at Kfirst. And for every series, we have a sermon “bumper video.” It’s a very short video that brings the focus of the service to the message that is about to be preached. Usually, I see the video before it’s launched. But last Sunday, I was seeing itContinue reading ““Do you even hear yourself?” 3 Thoughts of Fixing Your Marital Gait”

Flirtationship: 3 Steps to Keep Flirting in Marriage

“Give honor to marriage, and remain faithful to one another in marriage…” Hebrews 13:4 For a while, this blog has been developing in my heart. I know that the potential of it can create a firestorm of responses of emotion and opinion. If you don’t know me well, my heart is always of compassion drivenContinue reading “Flirtationship: 3 Steps to Keep Flirting in Marriage”

Rearview Mirrors: 3 Simple Steps to Keep Your Marriage Looking Forward

“…But one thing I do:forgetting what lies behind and straining forward to what lies ahead, 14 I press on toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus.” Philippians 3:13-14 Being a dad of a 16-year-old, I have a lot talks about using the car. In fact, I’m trying to getContinue reading “Rearview Mirrors: 3 Simple Steps to Keep Your Marriage Looking Forward”

2 Minute Devo: What are you thinking Day 18

We’re focusing on what the Bible says about the “mind” and how that affects us.  Spend time on the devo and take a minute or two to ponder what the Word is challenging you to do. Matthew 5:27-28 “You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall not commit adultery.’  But I say to youContinue reading “2 Minute Devo: What are you thinking Day 18”

2 Minute Devo: What are you thinking Day 9

We’re focusing on what the Bible says about the “mind” and how that affects us.  Spend time on the devo and take a minute or two to ponder what the Word is challenging you to do. Psalm 101:3 I will set no worthless thing before my eyes; I hate the work of those who fallContinue reading “2 Minute Devo: What are you thinking Day 9”

2 Minute Marriage Devo – Day 10

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. Proverbs 11:27 Whoever diligently seeks good seeks favor, but evil comes to himContinue reading “2 Minute Marriage Devo – Day 10”

2 Minute Devo Series: Book of Matthew Day 12

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 11 The Message (MSG) John the Baptizer 11 When Jesus finished placing this charge before his twelve disciples, he went on toContinue reading “2 Minute Devo Series: Book of Matthew Day 12”

2 Minute Devo: “Look at Yourself” Genesis 38

October is our journey through the 2 minute series called “Resurrecting Repentance”.  It’s as simple as viewing the vlog and reading the passage for the day.  Today’s passage is Genesis 38: Genesis 38 It happened at that time that Judah went down from his brothers and turned aside to a certain Adullamite, whose name was Hirah. 2 There Judah saw theContinue reading “2 Minute Devo: “Look at Yourself” Genesis 38″