The proliferation of books on Time Management proves that people generally want to make the best use of their time by squeezing as much productivity as possible out of every second. There are over 80,000 books on Time Management available through Amazon. One book, entitled, Make Time: How to Focus[…]
After high school I attended Baptist Bible College in Springfield, Missouri and began training for a life in vocational ministry. At that time my major required me to take a class on church growth. It was an interesting class that featured many guest lecturers who told fantastic and frightening stories[…]
It was a gorgeous September morning. The sky was crystal blue, the air was crisp, the sun was bright. I was in Hillsboro, Ohio for a pastor’s meeting. The host pastor walked to the platform and announced that an airplane crashed into one of the World Trade Center towers. We[…]
I am not a doctor; therefore, I am not qualified to give medical advice, and I will not provide medical advice. I am, however, a pastor and my heart is to help believers navigate difficult issues. One issue that is sure to confront many Christians is COVID vaccine mandates. […]
Our culture is desperately attempting to redefine love. For many, love includes acceptance, and acceptance demands approval. In other words, if you love me, you will accept me and approve of all my choices. If you disapprove of my choices, you do not accept me; therefore, you do not love[…]
School administrators were caught off guard when Bryce Dershem, valedictorian of the Eastern Regional High School class of 2021, stepped up to the podium and began delivering a very different speech than the speech that had already been approved. The new speech, which was clearly memorized, focused on his experience[…]
I preached this message on Sunday morning, March 15, 2020. Later that day, Governor Mike DeWine closed restaurants, bars, barber shops, salons, gyms, and essentially every other business in Ohio. Later that week he issued an order forbidding assemblies of more than 10 people. As a result, CrossPointe closed for[…]
Today, America has a new president. Joseph R. Biden now bears the unspeakable burden of leading the United States. Each day, President Biden will be faced with numerous decisions that will touch the lives of millions of Americans.