My son is learning to drive with his learners permit in his pocket. A piece of plastic that gives him the right to drive on the road with an adult in the car with him. I have always believed that permit was to learn to drive. Now I’m seeing that it is there for his … More Bright Lights
The Bible says, “When I am weak, I am made strong.” (2 Corinthians 12:10) A piece of steel can’t say that. When it fails…. it fails and people get hurt or even die. And it’s final. When we are weak, in a particular area of life, we also can experience hurt and pain as well … More Being made strong
In Luke 10:17-20, Jesus cautions his disciples not to get caught up in what great service they have done, “The seventy-two returned with joy,” Jesus knew how easy it is for us to get caught up in what we accomplish and for our personal accomplishments to sway our feelings of “joy.” Jesus received what they … More Living with Real Joy
What season do you find yourself in today? Would you characterize your life as being in the Spring, Summer, Fall, or Winter? I know where I live the season seems a bit messed up. It’s May and I’m writing on the back deck of our home wearing a sweatshirt. The Fall-like weather feels great but … More Seek Him first in your season
It’s the end of one of those weeks I would much rather forget. I couldn’t wait to get to this day… FRIDAY!!! It’s way too easy to get lost in a terrible, no good, rotten week. It’s been one of those week were you begin to think, “I don’t think things could get worse!” Then … More Rise to the occasion…
I haven’t asked the question in awhile: How are you doing with your Read through the Bible for 2009? Are you on task with your goal for the year? Have you begun to develop a healthy habit in reading the Bible? I hope so! The past several weeks have been tough for me. My routine … More Who is your god?
Have you ever ridden the log ride at Six Flags or at some other park? Lately my life has seemed much like I am riding a log ride (just not as fun). My life is in motion bumping up against the parameters (or shall I say the principles) of life. All the while, I know there is a destination … More Can you see what God is doing?