September 21, 2011

What is Your Song?

While on vacation recently I went to a famous dinner on Broadway in NYC. I had been longing for a quiet breakfast where I could write my blog, but to my surprise I started at the high pitched sound of a waitress who began singing. Every few minutes, one of the servers serenades us […]
September 6, 2011

What do we Learn from Tragedy?

September 11th forever redefined America and gave new meaning to the word “normal”.  It was a day that shook our confidence, our comfort, and our unspoken sense of invincibility. The depth and the breadth of what happened that day was beyond comprehension. There are some things unique to that day that happened. One is […]
August 2, 2011

Do you read the Word or does the Word read you?

Until the time that his word came to pass, The word of the LORD tested him. Psalm 105:19 (NASB) Do you read the Word of God for information or revelation? Do you approach it as the transformative power in your life, or do you simply read it as a resource? Do you try to […]
July 5, 2011

“Is there not a cause?”

“Is there not a cause?” 1 Samuel 17:29 (NKJV) David said these words when his motives were questioned by his brothers who thought he came to the battle to eavesdrop and gossip. David in his boldness answered, “Is there not a cause?”.   The fact is that everyone needs a cause. Charles Wesley once said, […]
June 14, 2011

Doctor Feel Good Update

January 27, 2011 Updated Jan 28, 2011 at 12:23 AM EDT (Niagara Falls, NY) His nickname on the streets is ‘Doctor Feel Good.’ He is also known as the ‘Pill Doctor’ to thousands of his patients. But the good times may be over for ‘Dr. Feel Good’ as a task force of law enforcement […]
May 31, 2011

Doctor Feel Good

People called him ‘Doctor Feel Good’ He was also known as the ‘Pill Doctor’ to many of his patients. ‘Doctor Feel Good’ was arrested by a task force of law enforcement in Niagara Falls, NY some time ago. What gave ‘Doctor Feel Good’ his name was that for $85 cash, anyone could get any […]
May 24, 2011

Thriving in a Postmodern World Part 2

Continuing last week’s thoughts on the Church responding to post modernism, we stated that the problem with postmodernism is that Christ taught a specific set of non-negotiable truths that are relevant for every age. “I am the Way, and the Truth, and the Life. No one comes to the Father except through Me.”    John […]
May 17, 2011

Thriving in a Postmodern World

For better or worse, today’s Church lives in the postmodern era. When I first began hearing about postmodernism many years ago, I would always walk away with a foggy understanding of what it was. Then I just looked at the term “Postmodernism”. “Post” speaks of what comes after. In this case, modernism, which was […]
May 10, 2011

Fundamentalist Does Not Equal Holy

There is an unspoken assumption in our culture that being a Christian fundamentalist automatically makes you a follower of Jesus. Fundamentalism does not make a person holy any more than saying I am conservative makes me pure in God’s eyes. Fundamentalism has been defined as strict adherence to a theology, code, or belief. It […]