Give and Keep Trust

Perhaps you've heard it said that "trust is earned." This possesses the sound of wisdom. We all have been failed by others. Others have acted against us by intent and by neglect. We've been hurt by the actions of others. We've lost money, time, or resources by the actions of someone we trusted. To say... Continue Reading →

After Christmas

With all of the busyness and potential distractions and challenges of the Christmas season we hope that you also had time to reflect on Jesus, the Savior whose birth we celebrate. This Christmas Eve the preschoolers who checked into our Kids programming had a birthday party for Jesus. There was cake, candles, and we sang... Continue Reading →

Why Are You Sure You Can Feed Your Soul?

In a publication of a popular local website in my community, the “Lady Nona” offers a thoughtful reflection on feeding one’s soul. The author aptly writes, “Your soul is the one miracle that no one can explain; the believers can’t rationalize it, and the non-believers can’t deny it.” The article proceeds to offer some standard... Continue Reading →

Two Truths to Live By

I long deeply for affirmation. Like at a level of need. Does this make me weak? I was out jogging this morning and after stopping the run app I was using the familiar voice of actor Kevin Hart congratulated me! No joke. He told me, "Your mama would be proud!" This audio recording, shared over... Continue Reading →

Harvest 21 Days of Prayer Challenge

We need to move away from fear and toward bold, risk-taking faith. Prayer is the key. As we prepare to open the doors of Harvest Community Church on September 30, 2018, we're inviting you to join us for 21 Days of courageous prayers. One of our distinctives at Harvest is we don't play it safe, we... Continue Reading →

Pain, Joy, and New Beginnings

I recently had some conversations with people in my new community about the church plant my family has moved to the Orlando area to help support. We feel strongly that God has invited us to take this step, and so there's great joy in looking forward to what might become and how the Lord might... Continue Reading →

First Two Weeks in Florida

This post will be of a personal nature updating our supporters from Arizona on our first two weeks in Florida so far. Our time has been amazingly rewarding, challenging, and tiring so far! I don't know anyone who likes the process of moving, and there are great reasons behind the negative feelings. The following running... Continue Reading →

Good and Hard

Have you ever noticed how things that are really good for you are really hard to do? Why is that? Why is eating healthy more difficult than eating poorly? Why is confronting an unhealthy behavior in someone you love harder than ignoring it? What got me thinking about this today was running. I love running...when... Continue Reading →

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