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Face to Face with Fear

By Tyler Edwards    “Do not be afraid” is a common command in Scripture. Even so, we find ourselves fearing many things, like spiders, snakes, and public speaking. I knew someone who was afraid of fish.  Fear often dictates the decisions we make and the things we do. It is a powerful force that can […]

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Small Church, Big Mission

By Tyler Edwards   Your church may be small. Your God isn’t. Smaller churches will typically have fewer resources than their mega-brethren, but that doesn’t mean their mission is different. The Great Commission wasn’t given to churches with fancy buildings and large staffs. It was given to high school dropouts who hardly had enough talent […]

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Show the Love

By Tyler Edwards   “Look out for number one.” “Get what’s yours.” “Take care of yourself.” These are just a few of the lessons we learn from the world. The phrases may vary but the point is the same. Life is all about getting as much as you can and holding onto it for as […]

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For Men Only

By Tyler Edwards    There is a difference between being male and being a man. As a minister I have watched many males neglect their roles as godly men—in the church, with their wives, and with their kids. I’ve observed households where women act like men and men act like women. Whatever happened to the […]

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Zombies—in Church?

By Tyler Edwards   There are zombie churches among us—churches where genuine life has been lost and in its place is something scary and lifeless. The zombies of film and literature are moving corpses that imitate life. Known as the living dead, zombies act like they are alive, but they are not. While zombie churches […]