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 […]Read more "Dry Seasons"
Many people have a dream. Some of their dreams are financial, some family related, and others may be personal growth. Whatever the motivation or category, one thing is true across the board – if you slip in your determination to go the right direction, you will drift away from your desired destination. Many people live […]Read more "Dreams, Destinations, & Decisions."
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 […]Read more "Full of the Spirit"
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 […]Read more "Better with Age"
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 […]Read more "Life Hacks & Prayer"
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"