I had the opportunity to join a small work team and go to south Texas and spend a week helping rebuild a home that had been badly damaged by the flood waters from Hurricane Harvey last August. Harvey was a monster of a storm that dumped over 40 inches of rain in the Houston-metro area… Continue reading Hurricane Relief Rebuilding Project
It’s that time of year again. A time to start fresh. A time to make new (good) habits. One of those you might want to consider trying out is a Bible reading plan. You can start small (like a 5 day plan), try out a topic (like leadership or marriage), or an overview of the… Continue reading Pick a Great Reading Plan
You are familiar with the current top-level domains such as .com, .org, .net, etc, but starting in 2013 hundreds of new top-level domains will become available including brand-specific ones like .netflix or .toyota as well as generic ones like .bank or .dental. These new domain extensions are not cheap however with a price tag of $185,000. Thanks… Continue reading dotChurch
Today I completed The Essential 100 reading plan which I started on YouVersion at the beginning of the year. I mention this not at all out of pride or conceit, but to encourage. If I can do it, I know you can to! Trust me, I am not a fast reader or someone who reads dozens… Continue reading 100 Days
My notes from this weekend’s message at Fellowship – part 2 of the “Hitched” series. Some Benefits (and Dangers) of Marriage! – mortality rates – rates of chronic illnesses or disabilities – one’s own health – depression, anxiety and suicide – problems with drinking and substance abuse – financial well-being – rates of violence Marriage… Continue reading Love Bumps
fan: an enthusiastic admirer. Are there moments in your life where you feel like you are just blending in? Are you just part of the audience? Are there times when you wish you could really engage in your life? Maybe you want to really take a stand for something. Maybe what you really need is… Continue reading not a fan.
Sharing my notes from Eric’s message today at Fellowship: No Comprendo – Week 4 Big Idea: Do Something with Scripture! Is it possible to read scripture and not be changed? [youversion]John 5:39-40[/youversion] – Danger: Information alone can bring knowledge but not necessarily life change. What happens if we don’t take the final step – APPLICATION?… Continue reading Don’t Just Listen – Do Something!
It’s been getting crowded at 10:30 so Fellowship will be going to two Sunday morning service times (9:15 and 11:00) starting this Sunday, March 6. Doing so also creates some new opportunities for volunteers to step forward and help us with our vision to Redefine Church in the Delaware Valley. If you want to experience church… Continue reading Fellowship Going to Two Services
Here are my notes from Sunday’s message at Fellowship. Powerful message from Lee White, Elder & Men’s Life Group Leader Toxic Thoughts – Lee White It’s the THOUGHT that counts! – [youversion]Romans 7:15[/youversion] – [youversion]Proverbs 4:23[/youversion] The Big Idea: Identify & reject toxic thoughts and replace them with God’s truth. Five type of negative thoughts:… Continue reading Toxic Thoughts
Gus did a great job yesterday talking on the subject of “Toxic Religion“. Below are the notes I took from his message. Toxic Religion – Gus Sareyka Toxic religion eats away at our spiritual lives. How do we know when our behavior is toxic? – There are over 1000 organized religions in the U.S. Definition:… Continue reading Toxic Religion