When Jesus came into Peter’s house, he saw Peter’s mother-in-law lying in bed with a fever. Matthew 8: 14 When I originally wrote this post, I was preparing to go to Nashville, TN. Being married to a youth pastor, I get the extreme pleasure of being able to witness God transforming a teenager’s life as … More Distraction? Spiritual Warfare? or Life?
Several years ago, I heard a speaker talking about an incident that happened on his blog. He had written a post that was a little less than friendly toward a public figure. The post was not meant to be hurtful or mean — it was just a funny jab at someone else’s expense. Soon, comments … More What’s in a Word?
Halloween is just a few days away. There are cobwebs, skeletons, and other creepy things loaded up on shelves. Costumes hang just a few rows away from the Christmas decorations. Halloween is an odd holiday for church people. The opinions are varying and sometimes very strong. Inevitably, many Christian bloggers write about why a Christian … More What Halloween taught me about Convictions
Change is something we generally talk about at the beginning of a new year. Resolutions and goals and all that jazz are discussed at length. However, change doesn’t stick to just one season. It’s something that happens every minute of every day. Sometimes that changes are self-motivated and other times life forces us to change. … More Biblical Ways to Make a Change
Now, in all these things we are are more than conquerors through Him who loved us. Romans 8: 37 More than several years ago I was a history teacher. World History, American History, Government, etc. I enjoyed a lot about teaching but my favorite moments were the light bulb moments. Light bulb moments happened when … More More than Conquerors
New Year’s Resolutions. How are you doing on yours? Since you’re way more awesome than me, you’re probably not struggling to remember to follow through with those resolutions. However, I’m still struggling. If you weren’t here when I made my New Year’s Resolution, you can read about it here. Or you could check out my … More 25 Things to do when Being Still
When Life happens it’s not always pretty. In fact, sometimes it’s down right ugly. There are times when the struggle is very real. In those times, bitterness, frustration, anger, and/or confusion can lead to short tempers, unkind words, fake smiles, and any number of harmful behaviors. About six months ago, I had reach a point … More 3 Hints to Live More Authentically Joyful