Taking the hit

Sometimes (every time) you have to take the hit. Is it fair? No Were you wronged? Yes But sometimes you have to take the hit for someone. If we, being Christ-like Christians Being like Christ… Cannot turn the other cheek? Cannot humble ourselves to be meek?...
Another one bites the dust!

Another one bites the dust!

What’s happening to my generation I just got off the phone with a good friend of mine after becoming aware that another pastor my age has imploded.  Not literally, but has fallen into the all-too-common mess of not being able to sustain a ministry with...
Fully Aware

Fully Aware

I was blessed to have been taught HOW to be aware of the Holy Spirit (although I am still learning). This weekend at our Tinley Park campus we heard our senior pastor talk about the “full ministry of the Holy Spirit”.  One of the points of the message was...
Selfless or Selfish Leader

Selfless or Selfish Leader

Checklist for being a selfless leader I have been spending a lot of my devotion time trying to understand how Christ was able to lead so selflessly. How was He able make the kind of changes that lasted for eternity (besides being the SON OF GOD)? I want to be better...
The Grammy’s: Evil?

The Grammy’s: Evil?

Maturity isn’t seen in how much we can handle without it hurting us – it is seeing much we can sacrifice to help those who are hurting. After reading too many Facebook posts about the Grammys and whether or not something was satanic or not. It had me realizing...