Last week Mike McKee spoke on Acts 1-2 and the power of the Spirit sending us out. I have been wanting to talk on the power of the Spirit in us, but focus more on what we are to look like on mission. We go in power and boldness to share with others, but there is another side of it.…

One of the things I have learned in life is the hardest times in life are often the wait between knowing what you want and getting it.   Engagement was probably the hardest time. You love this person and want to spend the rest of your life with her, but you are not there yet.   There are other ways…

A few years ago my wife and I went over to a friend’s house for dinner. He and his family had just returned from a family vacation. I asked how it was and his wife said, “Hey Bob, tell Keith about your trip to Wal-Mart. HE began to tell me about going to purchase a few things and after checking…

I love to watch sports and I love to watch highlights too. Some sports shows will do what they call the “game changer” or the “game changing play.” What they mean by that is they show you a decisive play in which the outcome of the game was significantly altered. It might be where one team was going for a…

When Amanda and I were engaged we were living in Knoxville, and her family in Cincinnati decided to have a wedding shower for us. We made the 4 hour trek up and I got to meet the family and had a great time. When the party was over we loaded up her 1988 Pontiac Sunbird and hit the road. A…

We are in week four of our Discovering Christianity series in which we are getting a big picture view of what God is doing in the world. We covered creation, then the fall. Last week we looked at God’s promise to redeem the world through Abraham. God made a promise to bless all the nations of the earth through Abraham’s…

If you have ever gone golfing you might could relate to my normal tee shot. You get up on the tee box with the green manicured grass, look out at the sprawling fairway with the tree line going down the sides, you place your ball on the tee, aim at the middle of the fairway, take a deep breath of…