Faith to Face Your Impossibilities

by Michael Catt (Part of the Leap of Faith series) Joshua 3:1-17 There are several reasons why believers can get clsoe to victory and never achieve it:1) They trust in their fleshly wisdom.2) They get a word from God and then go ask someone what they think about it.3) They hold on to traditions rather […]

"Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision. The ability to direct individual accomplishments toward organizational objectives.It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results." - Andrew Carnegie

"The achievements of an organization are the results of the combined effort of each individual." - Vince Lombardi


Teens and Social Media

A January online study of more than 500 youth ages 13 to 17 conducted by Harris Interactive and commissioned by World Vision revealed:80% of teens use social media.44% of teens say they’ve become more aware of others’ needs as a result of social media.34% of teens say they “friend,” “like,” or “follow” charitable causes or […]


In an effort to better understand the nation’s 78 million Millennials–those born between 1980 and 2000–Thom Rainer and his son Jess, who was born in 1985, conducted interviews with 1,200 Millennials. Their findings include: – Millennials are perhaps the least religious generation in American history–only 13 percent said any type of spirituality is important to them. – […]

Wired for Intimacy

How Pornography Hijacks the Male Brain – William M. Struthers. IVP Books. Taken from chapter four:“If this corrupted pathway can be avoided, a new pathway can be formed. We can establish a healthy sexual pattern where the flow is redirected toward holiness rather than corrupted intimacy. By intentionally redirecting the neurochemical flow, the path toward […]

The Challenge of Easter

– N. T. Wright. IVP Books. “N. T. Wright looks at Easter in its earliest context, where we see a band of followers discovering the fulfillment of all the promises God had made to their people over the centuries, and pronouncing a new era. That era extends to our day, where to celebrate Easter is […]

The Suffocating Control of Good Pharisees

When He entered the temple, the chief priests and the elders of the people came to Him while He was teaching, and said, “By what authority are You doing these things, and who gave You this authority?” (Matthew 21:23) The church is filled with good Pharisees. Just as in Jesus’ day, there are people who […]

Tarry Ye Here

On June 2, 1982, Los Angeles truck driver Larry Walters fulfilled a lifelong dream of flying. However, his record-setting flight was not on a commercial airliner, but rather in a lawn chair he had purchased from Sears! When the idea hit him, Larry went to a local army-navy surplus store and bought a tank of […]

A View from Mount Perspective (Part 1)

For the last thirteen years, we’ve been blessed to own a piece of property in Gatlinburg, Tennessee. After my father died and we were settling his estate, we had a small amount of money to put toward a down payment on a log house outside of Gatlinburg. Terri and I had prayed for twenty years […]

Y Is for Yoke (Part 2)

Discipline “It is good for a man to bear the yoke while he is young” (Lam. 3:27). The child that doesn’t learn to listen and obey isn’t likely to become a leader when an adult, unless soemthing unusual happens along the way. Though he argued that he wasn’t qualified, Jeremiah was a young man when […]