"Beloved, more than anything I pray that you heard this one message: we can still show the love of Christ without all the extras."
"Beloved, in a world driven by competition and the desire to be better than the next person, we have begun to ignore the signs of needed rest. We (myself included) get frustrated when traffic is stalled or things don’t work out the way we would like… when that could all just be God’s way of trying to slow us down.
"I had learned last week’s lesson of abiding in Christ by actually abiding in Him... The words were no longer random words in a book, they were now life-changing and soul-saving words. I found life in the truth that Jesus is the vine and I am the branches; if I abide in Him, and He in me, I will bear much fruit (show evidence); for without Him I can do nothing. (John 15:5).
"I picked the title for today’s message yesterday as I was driving to church. I wanted to do a play on April Fools’ Day, yes, but I also wanted to make sure that today’s message focused on one thing- educating people on sexual assault."