The In-Between.

Lost in a cycle. Your purpose is promised, but not yet fulfilled. “But if we hope for what we do not yet have, we wait for it patiently.” Romans 8:25 There is a place that is all too familiar. You would recognize it if you saw it on a map. This is the place between…

In Search of Truth.

Life is complex and beautiful. It is cavernous and yet concise. Life is complicated. Of this I’m sure. It bends; it bows. Life is full of twists and turns and dead-end roads. Every interaction is a new intersection; some are well defined while others are only known by the locals. It takes good neighbors and…

Led in Love Bound in Unity

“Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace. There is one body and one Spirit, just as you were called to one hope when you were called; one Lord, one faith, one baptism; one God and Father of all, who is over all and through all and in…

What Season Are You In?

  During the year there are four seasons: spring, summer, fall and winter. In life there are also four seasons.  Think about it this way: Spring – we plant crops. Summer – we work our gardens. Fall – we harvest all that we have worked for. Summer – the ground rests from being planted and…

RENEGADE (Part 1) – Adam and Eve

Not to be confused with the 1992 to 1997 USA Network TV series, nor to be confused with the vehicle. The word renegade comes from the Spanish word renegade which in turn comes from the Latin word renegatus meaning ‘renounced’. Dictionary.com identifies 3 meanings to the word: A person who deserts a party or cause…

Thank God for…Something

“Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.” ~1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 It’s that time of year again, pumpkin spice, pumpkin pie, sweaters, pumpkin’s on sweaters—not to mention pilgrim’s and family traditions. It’s that time of year when we tell our families and friends of…

Why I Only Listen to Christian Music?

Okay, that is not completely true. There are cases where I’m in a car with someone who has control of the radio, or I’m in a public place and secular music is playing in the background. There are even some YouTuber’s that I listen to that largely don’t cover Christian songs. It might be a…

What Do You Think?

Do you remember the time when…? Have you heard the story about…? I don’t know about you but I like a good plot. Stories of encouragement seem to energize me. I’ve been doing a little bit of research on the powers of positive thinking. You know what I mean. We have all been there. You…

Stretched

Growing up I always wanted the latest action figure. It was a little before my time, but it was still a well-known toy by the time I came along. Stretch Armstrong first debuted in 1976 by toy manufacturer Kenner. The trait that makes Stretch notable is his ability to be stretched well beyond its original…

Pressure’s On

“This third I will put into the fire; I will refine them like silver and test them like gold. They will call on my name and I will answer them; I will say, ‘They are my people,’ and they will say, ‘The LORD is our God.’” Zechariah 13:9 Pressure can be tough sometimes. Let’s face…