One of my favorite authors, Margaret Feinberg, has been through a brutal fight with cancer and shares the unexpected lessons she discovered along the way in her new book and Bible study Fight Back With Joy. It’s been inspiring to learn how Margaret has been practicing a defiant joy, and I thought you might like … More The Secret To Living A Defiant Joy: An interview with Margaret Feinberg
Are you familiar with the ending to the movie “Cast Away”? Tom Hanks is standing there in the middle of this intersection in the middle of Nowhere, TX. As far as he can see in all directions is nothing – yet he has been given the gift of life to be lived another day. If … More Crossroads
For the past several years I have trained for the Cox Atlanta Bike MS Ride at Callaway Gardens in Georgia. This event supports the fight against MS. Each year I have a plan on how I want to accomplish my goal. I have a plan that requires a lot of time and my family is … More What’s your plan?
When I was a student at Lee College, I took a class that had as one of it’s books, “Will Our Children Have Faith?” I don’t recall anything about the book today beyond the title. The title has stuck with me through the years. At various moments, it would come to mind and help me … More “Daddy, I want to pray for you.”
Walking with God is not always as clear as we would like for it to be. But then, maybe we shouldn’t desire for it to be clear. Walking with God is about trusting Him… trusting his Son, Jesus, to be who he has destined to be in our lives. And allowing the Holy Spirit to … More Walking into the presence of God
“Open my eyes that I might see wonderful things in your law.” Psalm 119:18, (NIV). When I walk into my garage from the outside and the lights are out I am blinded by the darkness as I walk in. If I stand there for several minutes in the dark my eyes will adjust to the … More Open my eyes…
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 has been awhile since I have posted here. I realize that it is a technical mistake to not continually post – especially if one wants to keep those following as a follower. I appreciate those who have messaged me or spoke with me in some way that I needed to write. That’s always so … More Overwhelmed with the presence of God
Today is Ash Wednesday and marks the beginning of Lent. It is a time that many Christians take to prepare themselves leading up to the celebration of Easter. I have heard of those who are giving up things like chocolate, Facebook, Coke, or some other daily habit during this time. Lent is not something my … More I will pursue You
In the words of Oswald Chambers, “The purpose of prayer is that we get ahold of God, not of the answer.” So, why do you pray? Prayer is a powerful weapon and tool for those who believe that Jesus is the Son of God. The goal of prayer is not that we get something. Or … More Why do you pray?