Pete Orta

Pete Orta

All I am is who I've been to the ones I love.

In 1776, thirteen States separated themselves from a controlling government that dictated their laws without the vote of its people. On this day, every State was declared to be a sovereign State no longer bullied by a single supreme authority. Today, our government is dictating how each State should be

I once took a four man boat to an island of Greece, where at the edge of the water sat a small restaurant.  The tables were perched outside while the wind whisper good conversation across the tops of your ears.  It was there that I watched the cooks beat a

They say the only perfect parents are those without kids, and from what I know, it’s true for leaders as well.  In discipling young adults, making mistakes is inevitable, but the burden of those mistakes shouldn’t bleed over to the next season.  Since great lessons are buried inside of these blunders,

The best part about being a creative type is the ability to detach from reality.  However, at the ripe age of 42, if I decide to take a trip to Neverland, I must return home before dark.  My responsibilities of family and ministry give me healthy limitations, but I do

I have a confession to make, but I do not know if it truly qualifies as a confession when I have no intentions of stopping.  If you have ever been so kind to have invited my wife and I over for dinner, the moment the conversation began to gravitate from

Knowing the genre of the book you are reading in the Bible can help you dodge the fiery darts of heresy.  Literary hermeneutics should never be abandoned before opening a book, much less when studying Gods word.  Today, this common mistake has confused many about the gifts of the Spirit,