You are Fearfully and Wonderfully Made – Be Authentic

  I will praise thee; for I am fearfully and wonderfully made: marvellous are thy works; and that my soul knoweth right well. – Psalm 139:14   Want to praise the Creator? Be yourself. Be authentic. You are a marvelous work created by God. You are fearfully and wonderfully made. Everything about you is what Read more about You are Fearfully and Wonderfully Made – Be Authentic[…]

Are You Sure You’re Certain?

  We would be hard pressed to admit it, but if we were completely honest with ourselves and with others, we are probably wrong about many things most of the time. How often do you think you are wrong about things? 90% of the time? 50%? 35%? It’s really hard to say, especially when we Read more about Are You Sure You’re Certain?[…]

The Introverted Church is Failing

  The medical definition in Webster’s dictionary of an introvert is one whose attention and interests are directed toward one’s own thoughts and feelings. We (the Church) have managed to remove ourselves from the people that we are called to reach. We have built our own little safe havens by creating our own schools, clubs, Read more about The Introverted Church is Failing[…]

If 1000 Pastors Resigned Tomorrow

      Think about the 1000 largest churches in America. Now imagine if they all were to have their senior pastors resign tomorrow. What do you think would happen? Do you think there would be problems and chaos? How anxious, scared, upset, sad, angry, or confused do you think they would be? Now ask Read more about If 1000 Pastors Resigned Tomorrow[…]

New Life

A lot has happened over the last several months and I haven’t been able to post like I am hoping to, once some sense of normalcy returns. Back in February my dad passed away at home, in his sleep. He had struggled with failing health for the last few years, COPD and emphysema (from smoking Read more about New Life[…]

Michael Z’s Story

This is the collection of blog posts that I wrote on our journey with our son, Michael Z. I wanted to put them together here to make it easier for us to share his story with others. 4/02/2009 Pray for Michael Zechariah Clements Our 6th child is due in April. Michael is facing several serious Read more about Michael Z’s Story[…]

Earnestly Contending

      Beloved, when I gave all diligence to write unto you of the common salvation, it was needful for me to write unto you, and exhort you that ye should earnestly contend for the faith which was once delivered unto the saints.  (Jud 1:3)   We live in a time when people can’t Read more about Earnestly Contending[…]