You’ve seen it. Individuals crying or complaining because they didn’t get their own way. The toddler crying ten thousands deaths because they didn’t get the $2 dollar item they wanted. The mom gripes out the administrator at the school because the car line took 5 minutes longer than she desired. They guy who blames […]Read more "Crying for your way"
Dear Christians, how is your JOY today? I realize this question can seem to be too personal or seem condescending if you don’t know me – neither are my intent. This is a question I have been asking myself and it’s helped me, so I figured it might help others too. That’s why I’m writing […]Read more "Joy"
Fall is in the air. The leaves are changing rapidly, the air is more brisk, and the hoodies are coming out. It is a changing of seasons. I love how God has ordained the earth and human existence to operate in rhythms. Seasons bring variety and help us keep track of time. When a season […]Read more "New Seasons"
I recently have been putting a lot of thought (and worry) into a message I needed to prepare. I have known for quite some time the main passage I would use and even had a sense of what general direction the message would go. However, I was coming up on a deadline and had no […]Read more "Rest that Works"
“Gotten up from supper, Jesus took off His garments, and taking a [servant’s] towel, He fastened it around His waist. Then He poured water into the washbasin and began to wash the disciples’ feet and to wipe them with the [servant’s] towel with which He was girded. …For I have given you this as an […]Read more "A word to husbands…"
For several years I’ve employed a daily discipline of reading God’s Word and journaling on what I read. Sometimes it’s deep and thought provoking for me, sometimes, not so much. Most of the time I write short entries, but every once in a while they are longer. There are some days that I don’t write anything. The […]Read more "A Peak Behind the Curtain"
I like yard work. Well, I enjoy cutting my grass. Okay, okay – actually, I want to enjoy having a yard that all the neighbors are almost envious of. (You know, because envy is a sin and I’d hate to cause anyone to stumble and all.) So I choose to put the needed work in […]Read more "Seed it"