Living A New Song

Sing to God a brand-new song. He’s made a world of wonders! He rolled up his sleeves, He set things right.  Psalm 98:1 The Message Have you ever wondered where, or how the Church got all of the hymns, praise songs and worship choruses?  There are literally hundreds, maybe thousands of them!  Some of the songs…

A Mom’s Truth

In the book of Genesis there is a beautiful story that demonstrates God’s mighty love and compassion for mothers.  My daughter, Rev. Becca McCary and I, will be preaching on it this weekend.  It is the story of Hagar.  Hagar was a single mother with a wild son named Ismael.  God speaks to her when…

King of Your Heart

Palm Sunday is essential to our experiencing the true power of Holy Week.  Holy Week is one of the most celebratory weeks of the Christian year and the time when God can prepare our hearts to move deeper and grow closer to Him. In the four Gospels, Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem takes place about a…

#Together

Dear friends, let us continue to love one another, for love comes from God. Anyone who loves is a child of God and knows God.  But anyone who does not love does not know God,  for God is love. 1 John 4:7-8 (NLT) This week I have the privilege of kicking off a series of…

Undeserved Honor

In this life so much of our economy, politics, religion, relationships and families are based upon the motivational summary — “We all get what we deserve.” Right? Athletic teams when they are working out in the gym and they are completely drenched in sweat, will hear their coach yell, “Earn it!” I remember when Redmond…