Pre-deciding is at it’s heart authentic faith in practice. One of the things that I have noticed that seems to happen quite often is that whenever we start to promote camp or a mission trip or something that we know God is going to use to grow your faith and build relationships and have you […]Read more "Don’t text and walk on water."
I am reading Ezekiel for Lent and I will be posting a few thoughts occasionally on the book. Ezekiel 2:8-10; 3:1-3 8 But you, son of man, listen to what I say to you. Do not rebel like that rebellious people; open your mouth and eat what I give you.” 9 Then I looked, and I saw a hand stretched out […]Read more "Ezekiel: Words and Wheels."
“Satire may be mad and anarchic, but it presupposes an admitted superiority in certain things over others; it presupposes a standard.” ― G.K. Chesterton, Orthodoxy I have thought often about how the left seems to have the monopoly on comedic influence in culture. With the Colbert Report and Daily Show leading the way in subversive point making […]Read more "Coercion masquerading as humor."
When it comes to serving God, the fundamental question isn’t, “was it enough?” The question is, “was it what God said?” I think we all struggle with wanting to know if we are doing enough in all areas of life. That nagging doubt is really just a peak at our limitations and the desire to […]Read more "Are you doing enough?"
Last night I taught on giving and I used a passage of scripture that I don’t think I have ever heard anyone teach on before. 1 Samuel 15. There (understandably) were some left over questions that either didn’t get answered in full for sake of time and some questions whose answers are too difficult to […]Read more "Enough to juice regularly."