The Next American Idol….

The Next American Idol….

The next American idol is probably already forming…somewhere in your heart. I am not talking about statues and carvings of stone, wood and precious metals. I’m talking about the actions we see each day played out as words or deeds that start as idols in our hearts. A...
Back to health…

Back to health…

Back to health… I apologize for the gap in blogs but I have been sick for nearly two weeks. Today I finally feel better. Apparently “something” is going around. I have heard of similar symptoms from people near and far. Every once in a while something passes around...
Evidence or Declaration?

Evidence or Declaration?

As I stood this morning looking into the sky around 5:30 am, I gazed at the moon and the stars in the still dark sky. I said to myself “thank you God”. Somewhere in the world I am sure there must have been someone else gazing into the sky and saying “thank you big...
Ray Rice Revisited…

Ray Rice Revisited…

***NOTE: This is not an attempt to justify what Rice did nor is it an attempt to crucify him. I advise you to read this in its entirety. This is about society in general**** The biggest news today was not about the Middle East or Ferguson Missouri; it was not about...
Five years of learning…

Five years of learning…

Five years of learning… This blog is inspired by a man that has been a pastor in urban Chicago for the last 40 years. He wrote an article containing 40 things he had learned in 40 years. I have been pastor here at Tri-City since 2008 but five seems like a good round...