Sunday Supernaturally: Work on Your Harmony

May the God of endurance and encouragement grant you to live in such harmony with one another, in accord with Christ Jesus, that together you may with one voice glorify the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ.  Romans 15:5-6 ESV The Prayers of Paul have been favorite subjects of mine for many years.  … Continue reading Sunday Supernaturally: Work on Your Harmony

We Need Family

Building People of Substance for Works of Power Not long after we returned to in-person church, I noticed a mother and daughter sitting in the front row before service. The chairs were still spaced for social distancing (it seemed more asocial to me), so they were in an abbreviated 3-seat grouping. The adolescent daughter was … Continue reading We Need Family

Sunday Supernaturally: I Long to See You

First, I thank my God through Jesus Christ for all of you, because your faith is proclaimed in all the world. For God is my witness, whom I serve with my spirit in the gospel of his Son, that without ceasing I mention you always in my prayers, asking that somehow by God's will I … Continue reading Sunday Supernaturally: I Long to See You

Sunday Supernaturally: Wisdom and Revelation

For this reason, because I have heard of your faith in the Lord Jesus and your love toward all the saints, I do not cease to give thanks for you, remembering you in my prayers, that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give you the Spirit of wisdom and … Continue reading Sunday Supernaturally: Wisdom and Revelation

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

Pastor Virgil Report: July 14, 2022

Moving Christians from the pew to the harvest.” Matthew 9:36-38 It’s good to be part of God’s project. Last Sunday, I had the privilege of taking part in the baptism of a young lady in our home church. I spoke to her after the service, and she was simply beaming with the glory of God. … Continue reading Pastor Virgil Report: July 14, 2022

Sunday Supernaturally: Pray, y’all!

I thank my God I speak with tongues more than you all; yet in the church I would rather speak five words with my understanding, that I may teach others also, than ten thousand words in a tongue.  1 Corinthians 14:18-19 NKJV A lot of folks try to use this passage to prove that we’re … Continue reading Sunday Supernaturally: Pray, y’all!

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

Sunday Supernaturally: A Place to Excel

So with yourselves, since you are eager for manifestations of the Spirit, strive to excel in building up the church. 1 Corinthians 14:12 ESV People go to church for many reasons.  Several years ago, I did a very unscientific survey in churches I was visiting.  I made it a point to ask people, “Why did … Continue reading Sunday Supernaturally: A Place to Excel

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