Why The Bible Matters

I love the words of the Psalmist in Psalm 1. Blessed is the one     who does not walk in step with the wicked or stand in the way that sinners take     or sit in the company of mockers, 2 but whose delight is in the law of the Lord,     and who meditates on his law day…

Read the Bible with Your Family in 2016

If you’re a parent of kids one of the most important things you can do is introduce your kids to Jesus. Many people talk to me and say that they’re nervous about trying to read the Bible to their kids because they don’t know much about the Bible themselves and they’re worried they may not…

Read the Bible in 2016

Sunday we’re kicking off a new preaching series at Renew Communities called Who You’re Called to Be. The first line describing the series is this… You matter to God. Who you are, what you do and who you are becoming are all very important to the God of the universe and He is calling you to…

Meditating & Producing Good

I’m not much for meditation – or at least not on purpose. The idea of sitting and reflecting or focusing on a thought or an idea isn’t very thrilling for me. I like to do things. I like to be productive and active and meditation seems to be more passive than I’d like to be…