Grappling With God’s Plan

“In the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent from God to a city of Galilee named Nazareth, to a virgin betrothed to a man whose name was Joseph, of the house of David. And the virgin’s name was Mary.” Luke 1:26-27 ESV Reading through the Bible today and here are a few thoughts. God reserves the right to change our plans for His … Continue reading Grappling With God’s Plan

God don’t make junk

Passage: “For you formed my inward parts; you knitted me together in my mother’s womb.  I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made.” (Psalms 139:13 ESV) Paraphrase: God, you are the One who made me, inside and out. You put me together, piece by piece in my mother’s womb. I praise you because I was made precisely by you. You take delight in me! Premise: … Continue reading God don’t make junk

5 Reasons To Pray

Prayer is probably one of the more challenging of the spiritual disciplines for me. As I have been practicing Lent and traveled on a mission trip the last several days, I have discovered 5 really great reasons I have discovered that I need to pray more often. Prayer is my connection to my Creator We were all made for connection with God. Being that I am … Continue reading 5 Reasons To Pray

New Year Help

Happy New Year! I don’t know about you but I take New Year’s Eve and transitioning to a new year very seriously. It’s a natural time of the year to consider life as a whole and to evaluate goals and progress. I didn’t do my normal questions from past year, which have been posted in previous blogs. Instead, I looked at a few areas of … Continue reading New Year Help

Journaling: 4 Reasons Why You Should Start.

Ever since 12th grade I’ve been journaling. Poems, notes, a few drawings with a multitude of thoughts and prayers have filled about 20 journals over the last 28 years. Why am I such a big proponent of journaling? Here is a short list of why I think everyone should practice this discipline. It’s easy. For even the least creative, artistic individual, journaling has never been … Continue reading Journaling: 4 Reasons Why You Should Start.

Leadership Questions For Life

Leaders can be defined in many ways depending on what area of life or organization we talk about. But what makes a good leader and how can one work toward great leadership? What are the deeper roots for leaders? Here are a few questions to consider that will help regardless of what kind of leadership role you serve. Do I feel called to lead? What … Continue reading Leadership Questions For Life