Open the door

“Behold, I stand at the door and knock. If anyone would open, I will come in and sup with them and they with me.” -Revelation 3:20   It’s the promise of Jesus, to come and knock at the door of our hearts, no matter how far away we may feel, no matter how lonely or […]

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Renew your spirit, even when you’re busy

It’s been an unusually busy summer for Marsha and I. While we typically have time to rest and renew during the summer months, this year has been filled with various projects and tasks that have consumed much of our time and made it nearly impossible for much rest and relaxation.  Can you relate?  As summer […]

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Three Things you need to know about St. Luke’s On Broadway

#1 St. Luke’s On Broadway starts this week Sunday, July 22 marks the beginning of the fifth year of the sermon series, St. Luke’s On Broadway! It’s become a popular series and one that I look forward to all year. The music will be incredible and the shows we are highlighting this year should be […]

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How to invite someone to church

By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another.  – John 13:35 When it comes to inviting people to church, one of the most powerful ways we can do this is to lead a life of love, one that makes people take notice that something seems different in your […]

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Go for it

Jesus calls us to a life of adventure! Sometimes that means going somewhere you’ve never been (both literally and figuratively) and that can feel scary! Just three things I want us to remember about adventure in our lives. First of all, if you are a Disciple of Jesus Christ, you make a commitment to adventure. […]

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Let go of guilt

Guilt is one of the heaviest burdens that any of us have to bear. We all know what it is like to feel guilty. We have all had those times when we have said or done things to hurt others. We all know what it is like to feel guilty about something we didn’t do […]

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When you’re lonely…Jesus Rescues!

More than 300 children and volunteers gathered at St. Luke’s Edmond this week for Vacation Bible School!  I want to share with you one of the Bible points the children learned this week because when I heard about this, I immediately thought, “big kids” can benefit from this, too! The theme of VBS this year […]

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For all the Dads & Grandads

As we approach Father’s Day weekend, I want to encourage you to remember and honor the special men in your life, whether it be your own father, grandfather or another mentor.  I also want to take a moment to speak directly to all of you dads and grandads! I think it is so important for […]

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THREE WAYS TO STORE UP TREASURES IN HEAVEN

“Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust consume and where thieves break in and steal; but store up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust consumes and where thieves do not break in and steal. For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also. –Matthew 6:19-21 In […]

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Managing your money so it doesn’t manage you

Are you managing your money or does your money manage you? What would happen if we intentionally took control of how we spend our money? Today, I want to look at the issue of how we spend our money by looking at Hebrews 13:5-6. Keep your lives free from the love of money and be content […]

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