Wisdom for 2021

I’m so glad that God is God and I am not. Where 2020 was a time of shaking; 2021 will be a time of R.O.I.  2020 might have caused you to lose faith.  2020 might have caused you to grow into deeper places of faith.  2020 might have caused your relationships to become estranged. 2020…

My Prayer – A Man of Passion and Vision

Help me to be a man of passion and vision. Help me to be a man of action propelled forward by an insatiable command to love another. Help me to be a man not satisfied with the status quo – the way things were. I don’t want to sit on the sidelines, instead, help me…

Get Stuck In

Are you stressed out? Overwhelmed? Don’t know which way is up? See your purpose and get stuck in!

The Beauty of Grace

The world can be a dark place. We could all need a little bit of hope to get through the day. That’s the purpose of Grace, not that we should depart from the Earth, but that we should remain to impact the culture of which we are a part. Click to read more.

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…

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…

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…