Thankful In Everything

Thankful In Everything

It has been a very busy season around The Glades this fall. Sugar cane harvest, sweet corn and vegetables are being planted and harvested, fall sports of every kind, and of course, lots of activities at church. When things get so hectic, I know I tend to slack off on...

He Never Turns Away

I get an email devotional every Wednesday from Paul David Tripp, a pastor/writer/theologian that has really spoken God’s truth into my life over the last few years. He has a great book called, Dangerous Calling, that is a must read for pastors. But be careful,...

Feel free to conspire

[tentblogger-vimeo 30556886] Check out this promo video from Advent Conspiracy. It is amazing what could happen if we would simply rethink how we do Christmas! Check out the site at adventconspiracy.org to see how you might “conspire” to have Christmas be...

Hard Times Generation

This story breaks my heart. Just days after one of the biggest “Black Fridays” in history, there are millions of Americans who are out of work and living in their cars. This is the reality of ministry here in the Glades. This piece from 60 Minutes that...

Willow Creek Global Leadership Summit

I have been going to the Leadership Summit since way back in the 90s while I was in seminary. It has always been an awesome time of learning and the Lord always seems to speak to me in buckets. I am praying that this year is no different as I head to West Palm Beach...