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What is your definition of success?

What is success? Are you successful? What is the price of success? These questions have been swirling around in my head lately, to be honest with you I feel more successful now than in any other time in my life. However by worldly standards and based on net worth that...

Believer vs. Follower

Being a believer is not the same as being a follower, a believer is a decider, and a follower is a disciple. A decider makes the decision to accept Jesus Christ as their Savior, a disciple accepts Jesus Christ as their Savior and as their Lord. I really thought this...

I’m Betting on Grace!

The death of Rick and Kay Warren’s son brought up a lot of emotions, memories and questions for me, my brother committed suicide a little over 12 years ago. I can remember the day like it was yesterday, where I was, what was going on, the feelings, the numbness, the...

As for me, I will choose Love!

Jesus Christ Himself never looked down on anyone, in fact the only ones He continually called out were those who pretended to be holier than the Holy One Himself. Those who held positions to make themselves greater, not to make God greater, Jesus said in Mathew 23:4...

It’s Relationship Not Religion

It seems that the further along I am in my walk the more the statement “it’s a relationship not a religion” rings in my head and in my heart. Most of my life it was about the rituals, traditions, rules and regulations of organized religion. But the sad thing is that I...

What about the Change?

I have attended 5 Glory of Christmas’s at NorthRidge Church in Plymouth, MI and they are always amazing, touching and a beautiful presentation! The Senior Pastor Brad Powell even mentioned my first blog post in his opening talk a year ago, I was very humbled that he...