When was the last time you celebrated what God was doing in and around you? I mean really, really celebrated. Paused and prayed. Sang a song. Told a friend. Wrote it down. Whatever stopping to celebrate looks like for you – when was it? Or have you ever stopped to celebrate?
I don’t remember exactly what was happening in the world at the time, but I remember it being something unnerving; you know, one of those news stories that just makes you cringe and feel nauseated or maybe brings tears to your eyes and makes you want to retreat into the fetal position. Anyway, she asked […]
“Lord, what is it that you have been doing in me? I have felt it for months now and continued to push it away. Like the child who wants nothing to do with the broccoli she is being served at dinnertime, I have slid my plate across the table- far from my sight and wanting […]
When I read the passage of Luke 11:33-36, I think of the scene in FireProof when Kirk Cameron rips his computer from the socket, beats it with a bat and throws it in the dumpster which causes his shocked neighbor standing outside to absently water his concrete instead of the flowerbed. This scene reflects Kirk […]
Okay, I just have to say upfront that the Bible uses some intense language and is pretty scandalous! It’s not necessarily the G-rated Bible you may have learned about in Sunday School. It’s full of stories of scandal: drunkenness, murder, sex, hunger for power, betrayal. On top of that, the Old Testament over and over […]
i·den·ti·tyˌīˈden(t)ədē/ noun 1. THE WORLD’S DEFINITION: The sum total of your actions, thoughts, behaviors, appearance. 2. GOD’S DEFINITION: The sum total of Christ’s actions, thoughts, behaviors, and appearance. We live in a world that is crying out in an identity crisis. Every day we hear new terminology to define ourselves.
What if I told you that substance you’re breathing is not…. air? Oxygen? No.
Ever needed guidance on a situation that you weren’t sure how scripture could help you in your decision making process?
I started reading a book 9 months ago with a friend of mine called, Knowing God by J.I. Packer. I honestly did not think much of it. I sort of yanked it off the shelf because the title and packaging caught my eye and before I knew it, we started.