No one worries much if the shovel and salt are in the garage when a sprinkling of snow comes in October or March—but when the blizzard comes, you want to make sure you are ready to deal with it. The greater the importance, the greater the need for confidence. Nothing is more important than a biblical assurance of your salvation. Read More
April 30, 2014
Amen? That’s it? You’re going to close your prayer with an abrupt “AMEN”?
What about the Savior? Read More
April 21, 2014
So proud of and thankful for the worship leadership from Luke MacDonald, Andi Rozier, Josh Buendorf and the entire Vertical Church Band worship and production teams. Praying for them as they rest up from an incredible victorious weekend! Read More
April 17, 2014
What distinguishes Passion Week in a vertical church?
1: Passion Week is a week, not a day or a weekend. We give our people special materials and devotionals to work through personally. We give them music to listen to on their way to church. We are a church family and we love to remember and, ultimately, rejoice together. Check out the website TheDayJesusDied.com, where you will find our Good Friday service from last year and the devotional we led our congregation through this year. Read More
March 28, 2014
There is no more reliable indicator of the success of a child than the involvement of their father.
There is no bigger drag on societies than men who refuse to work. Read More
March 21, 2014
Maybe in recent years you’ve fallen prey to the false dichotomy of worship vs. evangelism—the idea that if you really want to reach lost people in your weekend worship, you have to get all topical and catchy and felt-need about everything. Not true. Read More