Good is Not Good Enough

Title: “Good is Not Good Enough”Text: Mark 7:6-7 “… This people honors me with their lips, but their heart is far from me.  They worship me in vain…” (Mark 7:6-7) “Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord’, will enter the kingdom of heaven – only the one who does the will of my Father […]

Religion vs Relationship

Title: “Religion vs Relationship ”Text: Mark 7:1-13 “So the Pharisees and teachers of religious law asked [Jesus], Why don’t your disciples follow our age-old tradition…?’  Jesus replied, ‘You hypocrites!  Isaiah was right when he prophesied about you, for he wrote, These people honor me with their lips, but their hearts are far from me.  Their […]

Influenced By the Loud Crowd

One of the maim characteristics of the Kingdom is a passion for the King… and this shows itself most clearly in a passionate pursuit to know the heart of the King.  And how does one get to know the heart of another?  By listening to what they say.  In the same way, we get to […]

A New Adventure…

I am about to take a journey… a very scary journey, somewhat… but one that will, I believe, be very fulfilling and fruitful. It is the riskiest venture involving my passion of pouring into people since I started Mosaic Church in 2007. I will not divulge it all here… now… but I will in the […]

Take Heed!

SCRIPTURE:  “… Because I called, but you did not answer; I spoke, but you did not hear.  And you did evil in My sight and CHOSE that in which I did not delight: (Isaiah 65:12} OBSERVATION:  The LORD declared to Israel that He would judge their rebellion against Him… their forsaking Him for other gods… […]

When Things Seem Uncertain…

In times of uncertainty, it is important to know the God of the Bible – who has created all things and holds all things together by His powerful word and has revealed Himself to is through creation, through His Word, and through His Son, Jesus.  Although we may feel uncertain about our future, our security… […]

A Line in the Sand

Standards are important… in society, in organizations, in families, and in every place in which people have to interact with one another. Standards, of course, vary across these different entities; but they (should) exist, nonetheless. And, as such, there are times – especially within our family settings – that somewhat “difficult” conversations have to take […]

The Game Changer

Being an avid NFL football fan, I’ve watched many games over my lifetime… the majority being, of course, Dallas Cowboys games. 😉 And in many games, in review, we look back and we see a play in which clearly there was a change in momentum: a spectacular catch or run… maybe a punt/kick return… a […]

Grace Stoops!

I was reminded tonight in a very gut-wrenching, but very powerful, way about THE GRACE OF GOD…UNDESERVED favor… His benevolent love for us that causes Him to bend down toward us.. to STOOP, in all of His kingly glory, toward us… who are dirty, filthy, raggedy, and probably smelly. Yet He stoops. HE STOOPS!!! We […]