The Time is Now
Nehemiah 2:11-18

I sent out an email this past week asking you what your goals are for 2011? I wanted to know so that I can pray for you throughout the year as you pursue what is important to you. “What would you like to do? What changes do you sense need to be made? What is important to you?” Those are important questions that we need to ask ourselves on a regular basis. I believe with all of my heart that as followers of Jesus, “goals” and “change” should be a part of our lives. All throughout God’s Word we read about God calling us to change; to strive for something different than merely experiencing life as it comes. Let me give you a couple of examples. Paul wrote in Colossians 3:1-2,

1 Since, then, you have been raised with Christ, set your hearts on things above, where Christ is seated at the right hand of God. 2 Set your minds on things above, not on earthly things. (Colossians 3:1-2 NIV)

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Nehemiah 2:11-18”

The Presence of the Lord
Nehemiah 8

I?m sure many of you have heard that the football stadium in Stillwater has been renamed. The new ?T. Boone Pickens Stadium? is going to be absolutely beautiful once it is completed. I?m not sure if you have heard that there have been some other changes made as well. As a matter of fact, the changes that are coming to Stillwater this football season are also coming to Norman as well. The Board of Regents have made some policy changes for all state colleges that will be implemented in the upcoming football season. The changes have been leaked and I want to share some of them with you this morning.

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Nehemiah 8”