3 Benefits to Building Leaders instead of Buying Leaders

Every growing church must ask themselves as they expand: Should we hire from the outside or the inside? I believe that in many cases, building is better than buying. In other words, hire and develop within your church rather than hiring outside of your church. Now, some positions are entirely fine for hiring, but I … Continue reading 3 Benefits to Building Leaders instead of Buying Leaders

Book Review: Jesus Continued by J.D. Greear

Before Jesus ascended up into Heaven from earth, He told the disciples that "a comforter would come." Jesus even referred to this comforter as a "promise." The promise as we all know is the promise of the Holy Spirit. The Holy Spirit is without question the most forgotten member of the Trinity (The Godhead- The … Continue reading Book Review: Jesus Continued by J.D. Greear

Book Giveaway- “Stop Asking Jesus into your Heart” by J.D. Greear

One of the best books that I have read recently is "Stop asking Jesus into your heart" by Pastor J.D. Greear. This book tackles the difficult doctrine of "assurance of Salvation." Many Christians struggle with this concept, because we put so much pressure on us and our feelings when the pressure of our Salvation rests … Continue reading Book Giveaway- “Stop Asking Jesus into your Heart” by J.D. Greear

Book Review: Stop Asking Jesus Into Your Heart

"If there were a Guinness Book of World Records record for amount of times having asked Jesus into your heart, I'm pretty sure I would hold it. By the time I reached the age of eighteen I had probably asked Jesus in my heart five thousand times." This is an excerpt from Pastor J.D. Greear's … Continue reading Book Review: Stop Asking Jesus Into Your Heart

Book Review: Gospel by J.D. Greear

I started the book, Gospel by J.D. Greear about 3 months ago, and got barely into it, and quit. I got busy, and stopped. Then, i picked it back up 2 weeks ago, and read the entire book in 2 days. J.D. is the lead pastor of the Summit Church in the Raleigh-Durham area, and … Continue reading Book Review: Gospel by J.D. Greear

Duke Football Video

If you know me that well, you will find out quickly that I am passionate about Duke! I am passionate about all things Duke including our football team regardless of how they have played for the past 10 or so seasons. Well, as I am passionate about Duke, I am more passionate about the Gospel, … Continue reading Duke Football Video