Dinner Party Invite

Doesn’t it feel good to be invited to something? I am not sure I could fully articulate why, but there seems to be something inside each human being that desires to feel a sense of belonging. Even if it is an event or dinner party we would never attend, it is still nice to receive […]

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Mindset Reset

There are mindsets that have been constructed by our culture that need to be reset by the Cross. As an American, it is easy to be flooded with thoughts that conform our perspective to a temporal priority and cultivate a mindset fixated on ourselves. We find it natural to consume first, and then contribute whatever […]

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Dry Seasons

Have you ever reached a point in your spiritual life where you felt dry? The spiritual disciplines don’t seem to be producing anymore and you feel stuck. First, know that you are not alone. I have been there too. I have also talked with countless people through the years who wrestle with these same thoughts. It’s […]

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Full of the Spirit

I was reading in Acts 7 this morning as a part of the Life Journal Reading Plan that our church does each year. In this video I share some encouraging thoughts about being “Full of the Spirit.”   I hope that whatever your days hold for you this week, you will live with the awareness that God’s […]

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Better with Age

They say things get better with age. While this certainly is not true of all things, many of the great pleasures in life fit into this category, particularly relationships. My relationship with my wife is one that keeps getting better with age and time. Her beauty grows daily and my desire for her companionship has […]

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Life Hacks & Prayer

Have you seen those “life hack” lists floating around the interwebs? If you’re looking for a little entertainment reading, google “Life Hacks.” Then be prepared to laugh, be amazed, and learn a few tricks that ultimately help remove little frustrations in life. In a recent message, I correlated how prayer is a bit like those […]

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