Wired for Worship

Read Psalm 19.1-6 It’s great to worship God outdoors today here at Detwiler Field. "Let everything that lives sing praises to the LORD! Praise the LORD!" (Psalm 150.6) Wired for WorshipGod, who created us, has wired us for worship. Last week, we talked about the reality that having CWG leads people to do crazy things … Read more

Great Adventure 4: Conversations with God

About 13 months ago, I was reading J. Oswald Sanders’ book Spiritual Leadership. And as I read the chapter on prayer, I had this intense, intimate moment with God, and out of that experience, I decided that if there was only one thing I could master I in my life, it would be prayer. Yes, … Read more

God is Good

God is good, all the time. All the time, God is good. Since Don Moen and Paul Overstreet wrote and recorded a song by the title, God Is Good All The Time, this has become a popular greeting among church folk. And it speaks a great truth: God alone is good. Luke 18.18-19 – A … Read more

Great Adventure 3: Out of the Saltshaker

Have you ever wondered … Why are we here? Why do we exist? What’s our role in what God is doing in the world? What is God’s plan for us (as a congregation and as individual Christ-followers)? "You are the salt of the earth. But what good is salt if it has lost its flavor? … Read more

Christian Hospitality: Strangers at Table

On the Road to Emmaus: Today, another story of biblical hospitality. Another story of a stranger welcomed for a meal. The story – And so it is with these two disciples as a stranger approaches them and joins them as they travel. The setting is after the crucifixion and resurrection. The crucifixion they saw and … Read more

Great Adventure 2: Love God / Love People

Read Luke 10.25-27 "God loves you!" Wow. Those are only three words, but they are very powerful words. In fact, until you fully grasp those three words in your heart, you won’t be able to love God with all of your heart, soul, mind, and strength! "But God showed his great love for us by … Read more