The Old Testament. Where does your mind go when you hear those words? I know for years my first thought was, "Ugh, it's so old and boring.". But over the course of my life, two things have had a great impact on the way I perceive the Old Testament. The first was a college professor, Dr. … Continue reading Stone It To Death
A monster has taken up residence in our home and its name is Liar. Our six year old son has picked up a terrible habit of not speaking the truth. The frightening thing is, he's darn good at it. Often times, the only reason I know he's lying is because I already know the truth. … Continue reading The Lying Game
Giant (n): a person or thing of unusually great size, power, importance, etc... (adj): unusually large, great or strong; gigantic; huge. There are going to be giants in your life. If you aren't facing one today, you will soon. I don't say this to bring gloom and doom but to state the reality of living … Continue reading Defeating the Giants
Why is it that we, as Christians, fall into the trap of thinking that God's Will for our life should be handed to us on a silver platter? Let's be honest for a moment. Have you ever said, "Well, that can't be God's plan for my life, look how much work it's going to take! … Continue reading No One Said It Would Be Easy
Do you ever feel like a failure as a follower of Christ? There are days I do. My walk with Jesus so often feels like an emotional roller coaster. One day I'm madly in love and would follow him to the ends of the earth, whereas the next day I'm once again stuck in the … Continue reading Who is Your Champion?
Do you ever find yourself running from God's commands? I'm not talking about those who are living a life that is obviously full of sin and rebellion; I'm referring to those who call themselves Christian and yet choose not to obey when God calls them to something they just don't want to do. If the … Continue reading On the Run
Have you ever read Exodus 25-27? It is the story of how the Israelites were to build the Tabernacle. I have to admit that until today I've never really spent much time with these chapters. At first glance they seem boring and a bit confusing, but today I took the time to really pay attention … Continue reading Jesus’ Gift to Us