8 Ways to Find Time to Read Your Bible

Life is crazy. Life is busy. No matter what stage of life you are in, there is always something vying for your time. For me, those contenders are cleaning, homework, writing, working,…  Things end up getting smooshed into a few hurried seconds, or else are completely forgotten. That includes my time in God’s Word. Unfortunately, … [See more…]

Un-Redefining Worship

worship

“Will everyone please stand for worship?” a man at the front says to the crowd. With shuffling pages and a bit of whispering, everyone stands up. Some music starts and the focus shifts at the sound. At just the right time, everyone joins in singing. It’s one of those beautifully captivating moments for this church. … [See more…]

Just Some Face in My Mirror

girl looking in mirror

“But be doers of the word and not hearers only” – James 1:22 What great advice, you might be thinking. Of course that’s true! It’s time to enthusiastically thump something! Maybe shout a few hearty ‘Amens’! We like to think those responses of ours are honest, and I know I like to think I follow that … [See more…]

The Other October 31st

Martin Luther

So, what were you all up to this past October 31st? Anything special? Most people that I know were doing things like buying candy, eating candy, passing out candy, dreaming about candy… But I just learned that there was actually something else going on that day too: a celebration of a guy named Martin Luther … [See more…]

Getting Results

plants

The United States is a results oriented place. I mean, look at all the reports that are put out, the studies that are done, the goals that are outlined, in every field. Marketing, education, management, manufacturing… all about results. How do we go faster? How do we do better? How do we make more? These … [See more…]

Discouragement

Walking

So, to be honest, I’m writing this for myself as much as anyone who may read it. Actually, I think I am probably writing this more for myself than for anyone else who may read it. I really just want to know… I want to know why excitement and enthusiasm are so hard to hold … [See more…]