Last week my pastor preached a message that has me thinking about the terminology we use when it comes to the faith we profess.
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As a disclaimer and moment of transparency, I finished this book a few months ago but struggled doing a review of it. The truth is I wasn’t sure what I thought of it, but in hopes of possibly persuading some to read the book, here’s the review.
It may come as no surprise to many of you that my summer was full of excitement and opportunity, while others may look at what I encountered as hectic scheduling and the work of a crazy man. Personally I like the first view. From early July we endeavored on what seemed like a break neck [...]
I’ve really been stuck on this verse lately “I have become all things to all people so that by all possible means I might save some” (1 Cor. 9:22). I have struggled with the weight of ‘becoming all things’ and what that possibly could mean for my context. Here’s what I have discovered.
Have you ever misplaced something that you just really need to find?
I had a very troubling experience last weekend. The whole thing has led to me having an incredible burden and I am unsure of the possibility to resolve it. To further complicate the whole thing this is the first I have spoke of it to anyone. Probably due to some form of insecurity or fear [...]
What are you standing against today? Did you wake up this morning facing a large pile of bills and you have no idea how you will cover them? Are you sick of body in any number of various ways? Are you lonely and in need of companionship? Regardless of your need there is an answer.
I’ve been doing a lot of thinking about this question, what is the treasure I long for the most? Some external moments have fueled this process, Andy Stanley preached on matters of the heart explaining that greed is not about money but about the heart. I’ve been struggling with making sense of the words “God [...]
You know those verses that are mentioned in one context but are often applied to every exterior context in our lives? That’s where we are going today. Matthew 18:19-20.
Don’t take that title in the negative reflection of self centered, but as the idea of being centered on self. The last few weeks I have had some minor health concerns that seem to come and go and all the time I have spent praying for myself got me thinking about the form of my [...]