“Swing the Bat”

I put the title in quotations because these are not my words. This last Sunday, my Senior Pastor shared a message with our local church family encouraging us to, “Swing the Bat!” We were all encouraged to get away this week and dream a little. This morning, I got up early, made my coffee, satContinue reading ““Swing the Bat””

A Lesson From the Life of David Crowder

Today I found myself listening to David Crowder on Pandora Radio. As one of his songs played, a snippet from his life story appeared (as is usual with Pandora, Spotify, etc.). He attended Baylor University in the past. When in college, he learned that though a Christian university, over 1/2 of the students did notContinue reading “A Lesson From the Life of David Crowder”

By Kerr Howell: “The Affliction Brings Forth the Experience”

2 Corinthians 1:6: The Affliction Brings Forth The Experience “If We Are Afflicted, It Is For Your Comfort And Salvation; And If We Are Comforted, It Is For Your Comfort, Which You Experience When You Patiently Endure The Same Sufferings That we Suffer.” Paul confidently trusts in the sovereignty of God and His hand. HeContinue reading “By Kerr Howell: “The Affliction Brings Forth the Experience””

Personal/Pastoral Confession: I Have Had Trouble Believing Sometimes

I wonder who will approach me and what they will say over the next few days and weeks concerning this blog. On the other hand, hopefully many people who share my struggle will be encouraged. As a person first and as a pastor second, I confess that there are times I have had a veryContinue reading “Personal/Pastoral Confession: I Have Had Trouble Believing Sometimes”