ONLINE CHURCH! The very words bring strong emotion to the hearts of many Christians and ministry leaders.

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Eventually, Christian leaders will have to do what they’ve done for 2,000 years. We will have to lead the flocks to which Christ Himself has made us overseers. We cannot permanently abdicate responsibility to temporal powers.

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It really doesn’t matter if you’re a Republican or a Democrat. You could be a diehard Dallas Cowboys fan and find that you’ll agree with a Philadelphia Eagles fan, at least on this one point. Even the redneck and the socialite will find common ground here. I think we can all agree. During this COVID-19 […]

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301 years ago, Robinson Crusoe, widely considered the First English Novel, was released in England to enormous praise.  Audiences loved the simple story of a castaway who spends 28 years on a remote tropical island near Trinidad.  Poor Crusoe encounters prisoners, mutineers, and even cannibals during his adventurous stay.  Yet the first foes he would face would not come […]

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Today’s Blog is a guest post from my wife, Heather. Enjoy! “Two men went up into the temple to pray; the one a Pharisee, and the other a publican. The Pharisee stood and prayed thus with himself, God, I thank thee, that I am not as other men are, extortioners, unjust, adulterers, or even as […]

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Replacing the Jews?

June 13, 2014

One of the great theological tragedies of some denominational traditions is that of replacement theology. The belief that the Church has replaced the nation of Israel in totality is both unbiblical as well as dangerous. Those who hold to replacement theology teach that promises made to Israel in the Old Testament will be fulfilled as […]

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Movie Review – Light in the Darkness

January 6, 2014

I’ve never reviewed a movie on my blog before. This fact seems a bit odd since my blog has developed into a hodgepodge of theology, practical ministry, marriage & parenting, humor, book reviews and random other topics of unrelated origin. Combine my unfocused posting with my love of movies and it’s a bit surprising that […]

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Someone is Watching (The impact of sermons online)

December 10, 2013

We have been posting our sermons online now for several years. This is not something that I would’ve thought would have a tremendous impact on our ministry. However, I have been surpassed by the amount of individuals who follow our weekly web broadcasts. If you are a member of Southern Hills I’d like to explain […]

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My Favorite Apps

February 18, 2013

OK, I admit it!  My iPhone is important to me.  Not as important as my children, wife or Bible, but it does rank up there between Disneyland Tickets and Star Wars.  (Which are both very important!)  So I thought I would share with you all my top ten favorite apps.  For those who care… Here […]

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My Favorite Apps

February 18, 2013

OK, I admit it!  My iPhone is important to me.  Not as important as my children, wife or Bible, but it does rank up there between Disneyland Tickets and Star Wars.  (Which are both very important!)  So I thought I would share with you all my top ten favorite apps.  For those who care… Here […]

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