Transitioning To New Things


Hey everyone! I've decided to go in a new direction and some new ideas in my blogging. If you like to continue reading and having discussions I will be found at this address. Visit Nova Creatione! Hope to read your comments,share new ideas, and continue the journey! Please subscribe to the new blog to get updates … Continue reading Transitioning To New Things

Some Recent Messages


Hey everyone! I figured I would share a couple messages that I have given recently. We have been looking into things like Answering The Call of God, Unfaithfulness, and Fear. Check them out 🙂 <p> Moses and Calling http://www.portlandmounthope.org/sermon-overview/heroes-and-villains-moses/ <p> David- Dealing With Unfaithfulness http://www.portlandmounthope.org/sermon-overview/the-soap-operas-in-scripture-david-and-bathsheba/ <p> Abraham- Dealing With Fear http://www.portlandmounthope.org/sermon-overview/the-soap-opera-of-the-bible-fear/ <p> Listen and comment below! 

Where We Start


"Orthopraxis leads to theosis." Simply put...... "Right believing leads to right action and therefore leads to becoming more like Jesus." It starts with this, "Taste (experience/live within) and see that the Lord is good! How blessed is the person who trusts in him!" Psalms 34:8 "Like newborn babies, thirst for the pure milk of the … Continue reading Where We Start

Fit and Well Placed


Jesus has an interaction with some men and tells them to "Follow Me". It's a common occurrence with Jesus. In this case in Luke 9, the men all say, "Let me just take care of this thing." and Jesus has a challenging response to them..... “No one who puts his hand to the plow and … Continue reading Fit and Well Placed

Make A Difference


So God has been at work in me over the past couple weeks. You know those moments where you seem to be getting the same communication over and over and over and over again? Where every conversation, teaching, and scripture brings you to the same conclusion?One lady said recently, "It's because sometimes we're just too … Continue reading Make A Difference

Marriage Isn’t A Two way Street….


I always hear the cliché phrases....Marriage is a two way street!Marriage is 50/50!You have to meet in the middle!I have to be honest......none of them really ever gave me comfort or hope. Whether you are the person always trying to meeting in the middle with a spouse that doesn't even move or you are the spouse … Continue reading Marriage Isn’t A Two way Street….

Tough times produce……


What a tough week! Have you had one of those before? A week that seems to challenge you at ever turn? My week was one of those!! As I was processing my week here on Friday, I was getting a little down. It's been hard! Have I mentioned that? Lol God began to speak to … Continue reading Tough times produce……

Learning to be like Jesus in marriage


"Wives, submit yourselves to your husbands, as is appropriate for those who belong to the Lord. Husbands, love your wives, and do not be harsh with them." Colossians 3:18-19 I am at an age where I am starting to look back at my life. I turn 37 this year and it seems that 40 is … Continue reading Learning to be like Jesus in marriage

The Gospel IS Good News…..so stop bring bad reports.


"And when he comes, he will convict the world concerning sin and righteousness and judgment: concerning sin, because they do not believe in me; concerning righteousness, because I go to the Father, and you will see me no longer; concerning judgment, because the ruler of this world is judged. “I still have many things to … Continue reading The Gospel IS Good News…..so stop bring bad reports.

Love One Another


I, therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, urge you to live in a way that is worthy of the calling to which you have been called, demonstrating all expressions of humility, gentleness, and patience, accepting one another in love. Do your best to maintain the unity of the Spirit by means of the bond of … Continue reading Love One Another