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Sermon: A Better Than Jonathan Is Here

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Sermon: One Life. Play Well.

1 Samuel 31 records the end of the lives of King Saul and his sons, including Jonathan. It's a tragic end that didn't have to be. According to 1 Samuel 26:21, Saul chose to "play the fool" during his life, making up his own rules instead of obeying God's wisdom. We don't have to face death and eternity that …

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Winning the War Over the Flesh

There is a universal battle in the lives of believers between the flesh and the Spirit. We waver between doing what our fleshly instincts tell us to do and doing what God is telling us to do. This is a timeless battle. As we look through the life of David, we've come to a spot in his life where I believe he …

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How God Prepares a Heart for Greatness

Samuel - Thinking

Samuel (our son) is now six days old as I write this, and we are already talking about what we're going to do to prepare him for adulthood. That's the goal - doing all we can as parents to help him grow up into a well-adjusted, independent, godly young man. We're already putting aside money in his college …

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You’ve Got a Friend In Me

Buzz and Woody

When people talk about friendships in the Bible, they usually think of David and Jonathan, and with good reason. Not long after David defeated Goliath, the two had an opportunity to live under Saul's roof together and become very close. Many things about their relationship demonstrate exactly what real …

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