Yesterday, I spoked at Riverview Community Church in Santee. (About 20 minutes from my house) While I do a fair amount of speaking in churches and schools I’m almost never asked to present brand new material, so it was a fun challenge for me, a throwback to working in the local church and creating brand…… Continue reading How to Mentor Youth by St. Vincent MacKenna
This morning I have the honor of teaching at Encounter, the high school ministry of Journey Community Church. I’m kicking off a series called Sea Jesus. And basically it’s stuff that Jesus has to teach us while he’s near the Sea of Galilee. Like everything else I produce that I’m at liberty to share, I’ve…… Continue reading You Want Who to Do Whaaaaa-aaat?
Yesterday, I had the opportunity to teach at Encounter, the high school ministry of Journey Community Church. Here’s the main idea of my talk: With the canvas of our life God gives us the ability to create a masterpiece with our lives through our good works. Ephesians 2:10 describes believers a God’s masterpiece. [Pause, think…… Continue reading Created to be Good News in the Neighborhood
Today is my last time speaking at Romeo as a staff member. It’s a fun way to go out. So, chances are if you are reading this you won’t be one of the people in the congregation this morning. With that said, I’m enclosing my morning notes to the message. Here are my speaking notes…… Continue reading Change without compromise: The Gospel
Yesterday I had the pleasure of filling in for Bob as he s down at the Drive Conference at NorthPoint. Right now we’re in the middle of a series we’re calling “Change Without Compromise.” Essentially, we are preaching through what we as a church believe. I had the opportunity to teach the message called, “The…… Continue reading change without compromise: the bible
“I’ve read that passage 10 times in my life, heard several messages in church, but never understood what God was trying to teach me until your message. Thank you.” This is something that most Bible teachers and pastors hear from time to time. It’s meant as a compliment to the preacher… and it is. It…… Continue reading Illumination: Who does that?