Average. What a horrible word for anyone who calls God their Father. He didn’t make us to be average. Never once does the bible say we should live mediocre lives, accept less than what’s best or succumb to failure. You have been set apart as holy to the LORD your God, and he has chosen […]Read More Made For More
Mark 9:35 Sitting down, Jesus called the Twelve and said, “Anyone who wants to be first must be the very last, and the servant of all.” John the Baptist was a man after God’s heart, a paver of The Way, a herald of The Word, a servant of all. He led a righteous life, up […]Read More The Backwardness of Pain
We baptized our son yesterday. What an amazing feeling that created in me. After listening to him describe how he had accepted Jesus into his heart and then saying it was “the best day ever” it got me thinking. What have been my “best days ever”? The day I married my amazing, beautiful, indescribably awesome […]Read More Bulletpoint Proof We’re Made for Relationships
It’s so easy in this life to get caught up in trying to do what we think is right, looking to those around us or in front of us for direction or simply just trying to follow our own lead. As children we’re compared to our peers constantly. Our friends and classmates become a sort […]Read More Whose Lead Are You Following?
These days, so many people are either completely unaware of why church services start with music or completely out on it because it doesn’t fit whatever human view they have of the purpose the music serves. For a long time I was in the later camp – strictly because I didn’t get the first part. […]Read More Why You Don’t Worship
Back in 2010, I put out this challenge to help us all grow, not backslide (our walk is like a down escalator, if we’re not actively walking up, we’re moving down). Since that was a while back, and we once again feel our spiritual edge dulling, I thought I’d repost it today with some updates. […]Read More One for One Challenge 2014