Everybody Needs a Leroy!

Everybody Needs a Leroy!

Recently I traveled to Ecuador for a mission trip. There were twenty-one youth and adults on the team, and each one was instrumental in making an impact for the Kingdom.  During the trip, my main responsibility was to lead training sessions for pastors and leaders in...
People- The Heart & Soul of Ministry

People- The Heart & Soul of Ministry

Many years ago, I heard a pastor say, “If it were not for the people, I would love the ministry.” After my initial shock, I responded, “People are our ministry.” Maybe we should remember what Jesus said in John 3:16, “For God so loved the world, that he gave his one...
Brokenness on the Chapel Steps: The Racial Divide

Brokenness on the Chapel Steps: The Racial Divide

For nearly twenty years, I served at a church in a downtown area surrounded by many families in low socioeconomic situations. We often had trouble with children entering the building unsupervised. We would invite them to our services, but it seemed they only wanted to...
The One Anothers

The One Anothers

We just celebrated Valentine’s Day, a special time set aside to express love to family and friends. What would it look like if we truly loved the people we work with each day? I have been blessed to work with and lead some amazing people. My prayer has been, “Lord,...