If anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation.

If anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation.

2 Corinthians 5:17 “If anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation.” If you grew up in church, I’m sure you’ve heard this verse many times before but have you really thought about what it means to be new? You aren’t merely improved, modified, tweaked,...

Confessions of a Pastor

The past few years I’ve really struggled… with my weight. 8 months ago, during my yearly physical, my doctor told me I HAD to lose weight. A healthy weight sets the stage for everything else…bones, muscles, brain, heart, and others to play their parts...
How to Recognize the Snare of Pride

How to Recognize the Snare of Pride

C.S. Lewis said of pride: “There is no fault of which we are more unconscious in ourselves, and probably conscious of in others, because pride by its very nature is deceitful.” *Pride makes us feel special and unique. This statement does not refer to the uniqueness of...
Thirteen Kinds of Wrong Thinking

Thirteen Kinds of Wrong Thinking

Catastrophizing. Predicting the worst outcome. If something goes wrong it will be a disaster. Every twinge is a sign of serious illness, every frown a sign of rejection. Overgeneralizing. Assuming that because something happened once, this means it will happen again....

37 Scriptures For A Sound Mind

During the teaching series “Mind Games” part 1 I discussed the importance of directing our mind. Below are 37 scripture verses to help you do just that. When dealing with incorrect ways of thinking take these verses and meditate on them to redirect your...