What is Honor? Why is honor important? Is it something to be earned or bestowed or both? IN the series of the Seven Pillars, Humility is strategically placed before honor. Proverbs 15:33 “Fear of the Lord teaches wisdom; humility precedes honor.” Honor therefore is placed upon someone when that person has walked through the pillar of … More Honor: The Third Pillar
As we begin the New Year, I was reflecting on all the things that we have learned together as a small church plant at KeyStone. One of the hardest lessons I believe is the Lesson of Humility. Humility, contrary to what many think, is not the living a life like Eeyore the donkey on Winnie … More Humility: The Second Pillar
Having finished our series on The Seven Pillars of wisdom, I thought I would unpack them in a blog so we can be reminded of their importance. Last blog was on the foundation of the Fear of the Lord, this is the beginning of wisdom, everything is built on living a life in absolute awe … More Integrity: The First Pillar of Wisdom
As I mentioned in my last post, I just finished a series at KeyStone Church about the 7 Pillars of Wisdom, based on the verse Proverbs 9:1, “Wisdom has built her house, she has hewn out her 7 pillars.” A few years ago, I went on a journey trying to discover what the 7 pillars … More The Fear of the Lord: The Foundation
Several years ago my friend Steve Johnson and I were contemplating the mystery of Proverbs 9:1 “Wisdom has built her house, she has set up her seven Pillars” and we decided to go on a quest of sorts to find out what the seven pillars were. Without looking at what other’s had discovered, we wanted … More The Seven Pillars: An Adventure in the Book of Proverbs
I just finished up a series at KeyStone Church called Finding Your Why. (Props to Simon Sinek.) In the context of our small church, I just related our why to the three simple statements that sum us up. Connect to the Creator, Connect to Community, and Connect to the Culture. It’s not rocket science and … More Finding Hurt. Finding Healing.
IN my last blog I told you all that one of my favorite things to do is ride my bike. I guess it comes from the sweet memories of freedom as a kid when I rode from morning until I heard my mom whistle for me to come home (She could whistle really loud). We … More Riding with Brock Meyer