THE COMMAND TO REST

God has commanded us to rest. Let that sink in for a moment. At first glance, this command doesn’t appear hard to keep. After all, who hates the idea of sleep, or chilling in a hammock? Who...

TRY ON YOUR WORD

I normally don’t pick My One Word for the year until February 1st (Except for this year- I’ll explain when I post my word next week).  So if you are struggling to land on the...

New Day-New Year-New Mercy

We live by the ocean. It is quite a tough life. But someone has to do it. I try to never take this for granted. As such, I often drive down to beach just to put my feet in the sand. Having grown...

A GOOD STOPPING POINT

A good stopping point is a place where you can pause a project that is not yet complete.  You can come to a “good stopping point” when cleaning your room or working in the yard.  You...

THE FINAL APPROACH

I love the time between Christmas and New Year’s. Just a couple days after one holiday and a couple of days before the next, the week between gives me a chance to think about the year that was,...

MERRY CHRISTMAS

The season of Christmas is when we celebrate the reality that God came near.  The God who made us became flesh.  He drew near to us that we may draw near to Him.  Here is a short message from...

A WAY TO FINISH WELL

Finishing well requires making time. If we are going to put a bow on 2016, we are going to have to make some time to do it. We have devoted our final teaching series at Port City Church to helping...

It Isn’t All or Nothing

  You’ve likely heard the stats – or like me, lived them. Millions of Americans make New Year’s Resolutions, but less than 10% succeed with the changes they are trying to...

Want Help Sticking With Your Word?

Want some high-level guidance walking through the year with your one word?   Would having someone remind you of your word, prompt you to remain accountable to your word, and show you ways...

Sometimes it’s hard

  Have you struggled with your one word this year? Have you thought about abandoning it? You’re not alone … I have too.   At the beginning of this year I prayed long and hard about...