It comes in many shapes and sizes, insidiously hiding its true nature to trick us into believing the lies it lays between us and our destiny.Read More Fear Is A Liar
If you’ve ever played anything competitively, games, sports, etc., you’re probably familiar with the idea of studying your opponent and looking for a weakness you can exploit for your own gain. In most sports, it’s finding a way to score more points than they do. In a game, maybe you’re trying to achieve something faster, […]Read More Trojan Horse
When we stop and contemplate how awe-inspiring God is, how complete He is from all-knowing to all-seeing, it’s impossible to truly consider who He is without feeling really, really small and insignificant. Once we’ve landed in that spot, His love can really work in us, as we learn that the creator of all created us, […]Read More Reverence Eyes
In my reading this morning I came across a passage I’ve read dozens of times before. For some reason, it jumped out at me as something to share – so maybe it’s something you need to hear today, who knows. Then Jesus declared, “I am the bread of life. Whoever comes to me will never go hungry, and […]Read More Never Go Hungry
Why do we crave everything to go well for us? Why do we want treasures on Earth? Why do we crave a good life? What is it that we think we’ll gain? When everything is working beautifully, we often turn our backs on the best there is. Having an over abundance of blessings here leads […]Read More Why Bad is Good…
Our world is embracing evil. In many cases simply by ignoring it. Using actions like the recent mass murders to further political agendas. ( Make no mistake, by calling them acts of terror or mass shootings or anything else we marginalize what they really are… murder. The ultimate incarnation of evil – to extinguish a […]Read More Clothed in Evil
Is this image above a sunrise or a sunset? Do you see light coming or darkness approaching? Is your normal default to expect the positive or anticipate the negative? In all honesty, far too often I find myself in the later camp. Awaiting fault, looking for imperfection, preparing for the approaching darkness. It’s an all […]Read More What Do You See?
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?