August 3rd, 2020
What does it mean to be focused? Focused means something like this: every single day, regardless of what’s happening, I wake up with a general sense of what God is doing in the narrative that I’m in ...
Fighting For A Win
July 27th, 2020
I have to fight for a win every day; things to hope for or things I know will work out my way. Something that I can control the outcome of. (That sounds bad, but it's helpful for me.) I need to put my...
Thoughts During COVID-19
July 20th, 2020
This corona virus has been a long lesson of patience and endurance. I think it brings out the worst in us at times because we cannot control our environment around us as we are used to. ...
I Lost the Remote Control
July 13th, 2020
Lately I have felt as if I have lost the remote control to my life. You know what it is like to lose the clicker to the TV, right? You tear apart the couch only to find old cereal and crumbs....
Generosity Brings Life
July 6th, 2020
Look at ways you can sow generously wherever you go. Before you are asked to give, take some time and decide what seems good and right. And above all else, check your attitude and motives for being ge...
Selflessness In a Consumeristic Society
June 29th, 2020
We live in a world that is so full of hate and opinions that living selflessly speaks louder than those hates. Actions speak louder than words. Billy Graham once said, “I preach the Gospel at all time...
June 22nd, 2020
I believe there is joy to be found and had.In the midst of all the chaos we have choices to make. We can choose what narrative we want to listen to. We can choose what informs us and what influences u...
Church Was Never About That Building
June 13th, 2020
The love that was so prominent on a Sunday morning, was the love that each of us has in gathering together to worship our mighty, mighty King. It was never about the “where”, but has always been the “...
Silence and Solitude
May 23rd, 2020
Silence and Solitude are Spiritual Disciplines I have practiced with varying degrees of commitment throughout my Christian life. Since we are all home now, maybe it's the perfect time to look a little...
Who Am I?
May 16th, 2020
I’m determined. You won't beat me. I'm strong. I will conquer this feeling and win! Finding happiness in each other and enjoying the much needed family time. The house feels cozy, quiet, and clean I ...
My Journey with God's Word
May 9th, 2020
Well the one thing I know is He is faithful and he’s forming me into His image. My experience has been that at some point I will get it. I’ll laugh at how low I set the bar. ...
How do we come out better on the back side of a pandemic?
May 2nd, 2020
One of my favorite song lyrics (in the top 20 anyway) comes from Paul Simon’s “Gumboots” song off the album “Graceland” from 1986. Breakdowns come, and breakdowns go, So what are you going to do about...