Evidence of True Discipleship (Message)

As many of you know, I have the opportunity to teach verse-by-verse through the Bible ever Sunday at Renovation Church. These messages are recorded and then posted to our Facebook page and church website for others to benefit from. I decided it may be helpful to also post them on my personal blog – MyContinue reading “Evidence of True Discipleship (Message)”

Dear Church – Don’t Give People What They Want

In our American culture we are obsessed with size and outward success. This has infiltrated the church and encouraged pastors to use any means necessary to pursue numerical growth for the church. In many ways this is a good thing – more people getting connected to the body of Christ is always positive. Unfortunately, theContinue reading “Dear Church – Don’t Give People What They Want”

Renovation Church – 2019 Giving Letter!

Below is a copy of the letter that will go out to everyone who has given financially to the ministry of Renovation Church in 2019. If you fit that description, you will receive a physical copy of this letter with your giving statement in early January! Dear Renovation Church Family, I want to take aContinue reading “Renovation Church – 2019 Giving Letter!”

What is the Baptism of the Holy Spirit?

This past Sunday we begin a brand new teaching series at Renovation Church through the Book of Acts. For the first message, I had the honor of teaching through Acts 1:1-8. In Acts 1:4-5, Jesus makes a remarkable promise to His disciples: “While he was with them, he commanded them not to leave Jerusalem, but toContinue reading “What is the Baptism of the Holy Spirit?”

How To Interpret the Book of Acts

This past Sunday at Renovation Church, we started a new teaching series through the Book of Acts. We will continue preaching verse-by-verse through this fascinating narrative on the early church, take a short break for a Christmas series, and then return to the book in early January. One of the major things we must comprehendContinue reading “How To Interpret the Book of Acts”

My Schedule for a Day Long Retreat

This past Saturday I had the opportunity to lead my first ever spiritual retreat. Many retreats and conferences consist of sitting in a large room with other people and listening to spiritual or business leaders give presentation after presentation; to be honest, it can be exhausting. Instead, I decided to pattern the retreat from Mary’sContinue reading “My Schedule for a Day Long Retreat”

Should You Avoid Toxic People?

I told the people of Renovation Church last Sunday that I sometimes have the spiritual gift of being offensive so… here we go. Let’s tackle a controversial question: should you avoid toxic people? According to the many posts shared on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram – toxic people are to be avoided at all costs. YouContinue reading “Should You Avoid Toxic People?”