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. … Continue reading Grappling With God’s Plan

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 … Continue reading 5 Reasons To Pray

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 … Continue reading Journaling: 4 Reasons Why You Should Start.

4 Ways God Connects With Us

What would it be like if you knew a celebrity had called your phone but you missed it? Would you be sick to your stomach? Would you try to call back as soon as you realized you missed the call? I would dare to say that many of us would really hate to miss a … Continue reading 4 Ways God Connects With Us

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 … Continue reading Leadership Questions For Life

Observations Of A Prodigal #5

“So he returned home to his father. And while he was still a long way off, his father saw him coming. Filled with love and compassion, he ran to his son, embraced him, and kissed him. Luke 15:20   Sin's A Domino! Sin affects in many ways. We sin against God and man at the … Continue reading Observations Of A Prodigal #5

Ephesians 4:17-24 Day 4 Lent

17 With the Lord’s authority I say this: Live no longer as the Gentiles do, for they are hopelessly confused. 18 Their minds are full of darkness; they wander far from the life God gives because they have closed their minds and hardened their hearts against him.19 They have no sense of shame. They live for lustful pleasure … Continue reading Ephesians 4:17-24 Day 4 Lent