Coffee & Jesus #6

COFFEE & JESUS “But you, Bethlehem Ephrathah, though you are small among the clans of Judah, out of you will come for me one who will be ruler over Israel, whose origins are from of old, from ancient times.” Hold on to this: The definition of Bethlehem is “place of bread”. Do you ever feel…Read More

Coffee & Jesus #5

COFFEE & JESUS Do you have a favorite season? Spring, Summer, Fall or Winter? Would you prefer one over the others? Is there a particular season that you just can’t wait to get here? How about the opposite? Is there a season that you just can not wait for it to be over? Many of…Read More

Feeding The Five Thousand

FEEDING THE FIVE THOUSAND In all four of the Gospels (Matthew, Mark, Luke and John) the miracle feeding of the five thousand is recorded; with great reason. Having only five loaves and two fish, nearly 15,000 people total were able to eat until they were satisfied. Wow! At first, the disciples asked that Jesus dismiss…Read More

Coffee & Jesus #4

COFFEE & JESUS Forgiveness. This is a word that most all of us know but yet we struggle to truly understand and to put into practice. Forgiveness is an important thread throughout Scripture and especially the life of Jesus. For some people forgiveness is simple and easy to share. For others forgiveness is like a…Read More

Coffee & Jesus #3

COFFEE & JESUS “Run Barry, run!” I never really thought I would say this but one of my favorite comic book heros has become the Flash. I will note that this is because of the TV series that is currently on the CW. Prior to this show, I did not know much about the Flash…Read More

Coffee & Jesus #2

COFFEE & JESUS What is God speaking to you? Maybe a better question to start with would be, “Are you listening to what God is saying?”. Before any of us can really understand what God is speaking into our lives, we have to make a decision to listen to Him. If we are honest, we…Read More

Are You Listening?

ARE YOU LISTENING? Just the other day I posted on Facebook and said, “May we listen ONLY to the voice of Jesus and NOT the world”. I was prompted this thought due to a situation I had seen occurring via Twitter. When we choose to be obedient to the Lord and try to follow His…Read More

Coffee & Jesus #1

COFFEE & JESUS Welcome to the first edition of the new writing series called Coffee & Jesus! One of my favorite things to do is make myself a cup of coffee early in the morning, then go into the office and sit down with Jesus. (Hence the name of this new writing series, Coffee &…Read More

Reckless Love

RECKLESS LOVE Do yourself a favor and take just a second to read and truly consider these lyrics. Oh, the overwhelming, never-ending, reckless love of God Oh, it chases me down, fights 'til I'm found, leaves the ninety-nine I couldn't earn it, and I don't deserve it, still, You give Yourself away Oh, the overwhelming,…Read More

No Greater

NO GREATER This weekend, my wife and I spent two days at an incredible student conference. The theme for the weekend was Greater. As we worshiped the Name of Jesus and as messages were preached about Him, you could not help but think of how great He truly is. For a fact, there is no…Read More