4 Reasons Why You Don’t Want to be Superman

 Do you ever feel like you have way too much to do?  Like you could use some superhuman strength to carry the weight of all the responsibilities on you? Whether you’re serving as a senior pastor at a large church or a small church, there’s always a long list of things that need to get done.  There…

3 Ways to Deal with an Empty Altar

  Good morning, Pastor!  It’s the day after you have poured out what God filled you up with the previous week.  For some of us, it can be a frustrating day because of the lack of people that responded to our proclamation of The Gospel.  We wanted to see hearts transformed by the power of the Gospel.…

God’s Calling is Bigger than My Comfort

I hate change. There, I said it. If I could get away with it, I’d have a closet full of clothes that all looked the same. I’d buy enough pairs of the same type of shoe that I would never worry about buying another pair. I’d keep my schedule the same exact way every week.…

On Tuesday Night, I Couldn’t Sleep

Once a month, I have an important meeting.  It’s a meeting with the deacons and elders that I get to serve alongside of here at Howard’s Creek Church.  Each time we get together, we have a meal, we study the scriptures, then we discuss the various needs and direction of the church.  Most meetings last…

Do Something Great and Go Unnoticed

Guess what?  The greatest things you will do today will go unnoticed. When I first started out in ministry, it was my desire to do something “great”.  I wanted to do something to inspire and encourage and strengthen the masses.   I wanted to be like those ministry heavy weights that touched and challenged thousands of…