Author: Steve

Last Friday I was in Washington DC as the Senate conducted hearings on the appointment of Judge Kavanaugh. I was in the hotel lobby watching some of the disturbing proceedings and grieving. But the real battle is not with politicians and the media, the ultimate struggle is in heavenly places.

Walking, Warfare, Worship, and Standing

Walking      Last Friday I was in Washington DC as the Senate conducted hearings about the Supreme Court nominee. I was in the hotel lobby watching the disturbing proceedings and grieving. God reminded me that the real battle is not with politicians and the…

This spring and summer, several people close to me have lost loved ones. During difficult seasons like this I find myself clinging to the promises of God. Inspired promises like: A very present help in times of trouble, and, He is near to the broken hearted and saves the crushed in spirit provide comfort.

Podcast 177: God’s Presence in God’s Promises

       This spring and summer, several people close to me have lost loved ones. During difficult seasons like this I find myself clinging to the promises of God. Inspired promises like: A very present help in times of trouble, and, He is near…

We each have a unique narrative about our life.

Podcast 175: Sharing Your Story

       We each have a unique narrative about our life. The combination of our upbringing, our experiences, our struggles, and our triumphs have contributed to making us who we are. Hearing each other’s story is encouraging and transforming. “He makes the whole body…

Earlier this spring, our pastor did a two part sermon on Peter that has been a huge help and encouragement to me in my journey. We all know that Peter denied Jesus, but after the resurrection our Risen Lord pursued and crafted an incredibly detailed plan to rebuild him. As an apostle Peter was not decommissioned, he was recommissioned.

Podcast 174: The Fall And Rise of Peter

       Earlier this spring, our pastor did a two part sermon on Peter that has been a huge help and encouragement to me in my journey. We all know that Peter denied Jesus, but after the resurrection our Risen Lord pursued and crafted…

The clamor of the religious world seems to be go out and engage in activity. The gentle call of the Savior is to “come unto me and rest.”

Do Easy Things and Carry Light Burdens

     The clamor of the religious world seems to be go out and engage in activity. The gentle call of the Savior is to “come unto me and rest.”      This summer God has been asking me to do easy things which He…

When we die, it will be nice if they miss us and say nice things about us, but it will be eternally wonderful if they say he was a super dad who had a Great Savior!

Podcast 173: Influence of Fathers – Part 5

       When we die, it will be nice if they miss us and say nice things about us, but it will be eternally wonderful if they say he was a super dad who had a Great Savior!   Subscribe to the Building Faith…