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 […]
May 3, 2011

Have You Transitioned Or Just Changed?

Life is relentlessly changing. What I am sharing was born out of a conversation I had with a friend. He said, “Many people change, but never transition”. He went on to suggest that this can be the reason why so many people experience frustration in their lives. Change, though unsettling, is vital in order […]
April 26, 2011

See You on the Other Side!

Recently my wife and I had the greatest pleasure in conducting a remarriage for two people who had each come out of difficult circumstances.  Although I do not do remarriages lightly, in this case it was a no brainer – for in coming together, healing and closure occurred after many protracted years of hope […]
April 19, 2011

Heaven the Ultimate Recycling

Behold, I am making all things new. Revelation 21:5 (ESV) D.L Moody once said Soon you will read in the newspaper that I am dead. Don’t believe it for a moment. I will be more alive than ever before. Moody was looking forward to a new greater reality. Heaven is a reminder that the […]