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New Jersey’s Second Chance

10 May 2016

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A little over a year ago, I wrote, “I am a Christian, a husband and a father, a citizen, a leader, a small church pastor; and I believe in a second chance for New Jersey and America. If God leads and opens the doors, my response is “Here am I; send me.” Well, I still […]

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Healing Broken Hearts

18 May 2015

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In life and ministry, I have seen a lot of disease, addiction and death. A lot of cancer, heart disease, ALS and more. But I have to tell you that there is something very powerful and harmful that you will never see on a medical chart or death certificate. It’s heartbreak. Broken hearts. It might […]

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To Love Others

5 May 2015

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To endeavor to truly love others – because God has loved me. To choose to love others unconditionally, sacrificially – no matter what they say, do – whether you get anything out of it or not. To share joys, tears, heartbreak, victories and defeats – to truly be “with” people. Always with prayer and truth […]

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A Time For New Leadership

24 April 2015

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Remember when ideals like “consent of the governed” from the Declaration of Independence, and the words of Lincoln, “that this nation, under God, shall have a new birth of freedom and that government of the people, by the people, for the people shall not perish from the earth,” meant something? Probably not because it’s been […]

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Because I’m Your Pastor

28 May 2013

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I… Love and pray for you more than you’ll ever know; Trust in God’s plans, promises and power in our lives; Send you encouragement just when you need it as if I knew (it was the Holy Spirit); Remember that this is about God; Never give up on anyone or anything because with God all […]

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Even With My Dark Side

21 November 2012

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It’s a question that comes up a lot. It’s a question that many people are asking. It’s a question that is very often a prayer. It’s a question that keeps people home from church on Sunday mornings. It’s a question that keeps people hiding from God and from others. It’s also a question that some […]

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How’s Your Garden?

10 November 2012

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Hey there! Please join me in thanksgiving and praise for two joyous anniversaries this week: Two years since we came home to New Jersey and found a new home with the people at First Reformed Church of Saddle Brook; and the first anniversary of my radio show Walk With Me. For all your love, prayers […]

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Satisfaction (You can get some)

5 September 2012

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It’s never enough, right? There never seems to be enough of: money, vacation, summer, love, affirmation, attention, alcohol, tv, food, video games, relationships, happiness, cars, antiques, projects and much, much more. All these things we search for and sometimes even come to count on for…satisfaction. As diverse as they may be, they all have something […]

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I Am Yours, and You Are Mine – Real Communion

23 May 2012

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Hey there! Here is this week’s Living Water. It’s one of my favorites – Top 5! Please listen to Walk With Me tonight (Wed) 8 pm on www.yfnradio.com. Blessings, Christopher I am Yours, and You Are Mine – Real Communion (Classic) So I was sitting in this village in Africa on a mission trip and […]

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Faith Snapshots

2 May 2012

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Every scar, every sacrifice, every heartbreak, each time you held on, each time you stayed true, each time you’ve started over – none of them was in vain – God was and is with you and has counted the tears and has graced the broken places and has rejoiced at your devotion…Walk With Me tonight […]

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