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…

Celebrating A Courageous Moment

What could you do if you dared to experience 20 seconds of insane courage?  Looking back on missed opportunities in our lives can hold us back.  But what would happen if instead, from now on, we looked at the opportunities ahead with the faith to step out in trust and do the right thing with…