Category Archives: Matthew

July 26 – $ – Investment

Read Matthew 25:14-30 Before we can begin a discussion on investing we must first acknowledge that what we have is not ours but God’s.  Everything that we have, has been entrusted to us by God to manage for the advancement … Continue reading

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July 19 – Leadership – Model What Needs Practiced

Read Matthew 4:18-22 If you ever want to know what you’re like, have kids. If you want to live in denial, don’t. Kids are like a living mirror.  I don’t know how many times I’ve been in a social situation … Continue reading

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July 11 – Leadership – Conflict

Read Matthew 18:15-17 If you’ve worked with people for any amount of time, then you know that humans are messy and imperfect. Including you and me. Working with others is hard. Leading others is even harder.  Unfortunately, there will be … Continue reading

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July 8 – Leadership

Read Matthew 5:13-16 Leadership.  Interesting word.  According to a survey done over 10 years ago, there were over 15,000 books in print about leadership.  15,000!  What images immediately come to your mind when you think of leadership.  Do you think … Continue reading

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July 3 – Back to the Basics – The Trinity

Read Matthew 3:13-17 In the first century, many came to John to be baptized. Their baptism served as a statement of their personal repentance. Meanwhile, Jesus, being the perfect Son of God, never sinned and did not need to repent. … Continue reading

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June 23 – Worship: The Golden Thread – Worship and Discipleship

Read 2 Corinthians 3:18 and Matthew 7:17-20 Jesus’ final instructions to us at the end of Matthew read: “Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of … Continue reading

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June 17 – Worship: The Golden Thread

Read Matthew 15:8-9 Have you ever done something where your heart really wasn’t in it? I remember my senior year of high school basketbal,l playing in the district championship at Wooster High School. For reasons that I don’t have the … Continue reading

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May 20 – What Does the Bible Say About Divorce?

Read Matthew 19:1-6 By education and interest, I’m a numbers person.  If I learn an interesting baseball or football stat, the information will stick with me, not incredibly valuable; just mostly useless data.  Today we take a look at divorce … Continue reading

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April 27 – Say What Now? – “Go and Make Disciples and I’ll Be with You”

Read Matthew 28:16-20 Say what now? The sheer scope of that responsibility seems nearly impossible today. It must have seemed even more overwhelming to the disciples as they first heard the words. In terms of its breadth, they were to … Continue reading

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April 25 – Be Ready – Be Ready for Christ’s Return!

Read Matthew 24:42-51 The other day, referencing a place which will remain unnamed, I said that I wouldn’t want my worst enemy to go there. Obviously, this place is temporal and just holds a negative place in my heart based … Continue reading

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