Monthly Archives: November 2011

The Lord Was With Joseph

Yesterday I had the privileged of speaking to my friend’s youth Sunday School class, and I spoke on the story of Joseph and the fact that at every stage of Joseph’s life (Genesis 37-50), no matter how bad it seemed like things got for him, it is clearly stated that God was with Joseph or(…)

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Ministry Update – November 2011

It is hard for me to believe that we are already this far into November. This year has gone by so quickly, and with my departure to Haiti inching closer, the pressure is on for getting final preparations made. The biggest things left on my agenda are to finish off my time at work, begin(…)

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Sermon Audio – Prayer and Evangelism

Click to Listen – Prayer and Evangelism (Preached from Matthew 28:18-20 on November 13, 2011 at Redemption Church, Odessa, TX) Related Blog Posts: Just Do As You’re Told His Mission. Who’s Way? I’m Right, You’re Wrong Speak Boldly

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Righteous and Pursuing Righteousness

I know this blog is a day late, and to be honest, it isn’t the blog I intended on posting this week either, but after a good Gospel-centered discussion I had with my pastor and a few others from my church today, it is where my mind has been. I know that this is something(…)

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Thanksgiving?!? Humph…

Well, it’s Thanksgiving Week, but I am already having a rough time of it. Take today for instance. Things started out ok this morning, but then I got out of bed. It was already an hour later than I wanted to be up, but it’s hard to complain about an extra hour of sleep when(…)

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Sermon Audio – The Motivation for Missions

Click to Listen – The Motivation for Missions (Preached from John 1:35-51 and John 4:1-42 on November 20, 2011 at Redemption Church, Odessa, TX) Related Blog Posts: A Better “Friendship Evangelism” Speak Boldly Spending Time With Dad Kingdom Builders – But Whose Kingdom?

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Confession and Community

Last week I preached for Missions Emphasis Month at my church (you can listen to that sermon here). What I want to share this week is something that the Holy Spirit began convicting me about while I was preparing that sermon, to the point that I had to take action. It wasn’t the sermon message(…)

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