Don’t Settle for Performance

Building People of Substance for Works of Power I know none of you have ever been ready to quit, but I sure have. After we left our first church with our tails between our legs, I was ready to call the whole ministry thing off. We were just broken. I took a good job at … Continue reading Don’t Settle for Performance

Let’s Build a Better Burger

Building People of Substance for Works of Power I hope to come to you soon, but I am writing these things to you so that, if I delay, you may know how one ought to behave in the household of God, which is the church of the living God, a pillar and buttress of the … Continue reading Let’s Build a Better Burger

Don’t be Digitally Deluded

Building People of Substance for Works of Power A few weeks ago, I was hungry for some good carne asada. It had been a long time since we had ventured out to our favorite Mexican place, so Judy agreed very quickly, “Let’s go!” It was a Monday, a day on which many restaurants are closed. … Continue reading Don’t be Digitally Deluded

Sunday Supernaturally: Permit and Prohibit

"And so I tell all of you: what you prohibit on earth will be prohibited in heaven, and what you permit on earth will be permitted in heaven. "And I tell you more: whenever two of you on earth agree about anything you pray for, it will be done for you by my Father in … Continue reading Sunday Supernaturally: Permit and Prohibit

Pastor Virgil Update – May 11, 2022

Moving Christians from the pew to the harvest.” Matthew 9:36-38 Who’s watching for your soul? This past month, I had the privilege of speaking to the “Southern Arizona Pastors, Leaders and Volunteer Gathering” at Living Faith Christian Center here in Tucson. The theme of the meeting was “"Creating the Atmosphere for God's Presence to Manifest … Continue reading Pastor Virgil Update – May 11, 2022

Sunday Supernaturally: Honor to Whom Honor is Due

Render therefore to all their due: taxes to whom taxes are due, customs to whom customs, fear to whom fear, honor to whom honor.  Romans 13:7 NKJV Rejoice with those who rejoice, and weep with those who weep.  Romans 12:15 NKJV This weekend we celebrate Memorial Day in the United States.  This Monday is set … Continue reading Sunday Supernaturally: Honor to Whom Honor is Due

Sunday Supernaturally: Live in Peace

Now we ask you, brothers and sisters, to acknowledge those who work hard among you, who care for you in the Lord and who admonish you. Hold them in the highest regard in love because of their work. Live in peace with each other. And we urge you, brothers and sisters, warn those who are … Continue reading Sunday Supernaturally: Live in Peace

Sunday Supernaturally: Get in the Game

Elijah was a man with a nature like ours, and he prayed earnestly that it would not rain; and it did not rain on the land for three years and six months. And he prayed again, and the heaven gave rain, and the earth produced its fruit.James 5:17-18 NKJV Sometimes, I think, we go through … Continue reading Sunday Supernaturally: Get in the Game

Sunday Supernaturally: Opportunity is Knocking, Take It!

But in your hearts revere Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. But do this with gentleness and respect, keeping a clear conscience, so that those who speak maliciously against your good behavior in Christ may be … Continue reading Sunday Supernaturally: Opportunity is Knocking, Take It!

Sunday Supernaturally: Come to Your Own

And being set free, they came to their own and reported to them what the chief priests and elders said. Acts 4:23 LITV This week I’ve read or heard several disturbing things about the state of our society.  On one program, I heard a very secular group talking about their disappointment with the church during the … Continue reading Sunday Supernaturally: Come to Your Own