Something Is Always Preaching to You

I once heard an older woman tell me, “The eyes are the window to your soul”. After dealing with so much in my life, that is a quote I’ve held onto for a few years. But like most motivational quotes, they eventually lose their power if they aren’t evenly applied to life’s trials and tribulations. So last night, I was …

Unnerving Silence

Music and entertainment has become a staple in our lives. They can take us through a world of emotions and help us cope, make us laugh, or just allow us to escape the day. There are things that happen in our lives and because we are people that know God, we are to cast our cares on Him. The Bible …

What the past 7 years has taught me

In the Spring of 2002, I met this beautiful, brown skinned, God-fearing woman. I actually met her near the elevator as I was on my way to see my girlfriend, at the time. Her roommates and close friends had seen me in her dorm before so they knew who I was and prevented me from “trying anything” with her. So …

Church Branding: Is It Really Important?

When we think of church and all that comes with it, the last thing we consider is branding.  There’s a greater message that takes importance, right? The short and long answers are, Yes.  But it should be noted that lots of todays churches are being vacated, closed up, or ineffective for various reasons.  I believe that one of the reasons …