Several years ago, I heard a speaker talking about an incident that happened on his blog. He had written a post that was a little less than friendly toward a public figure. The post was not meant to be hurtful or mean — it was just a funny jab at someone else’s expense. Soon, comments … More What’s in a Word?
If you stopped by earlier this week, you found a pretty heavy post about the melancholy I’m dealing with. Don’t worry, I’m not going heavy today. There’s not anything wrong with heavy but today just isn’t that day. 🙂 Instead, I’m gonna share five things I’m loving right now! 1.VIPKid I’m still struggling with the … More Current Love it! List
Before you begin reading, I should tell you that this post offers no answers. You won’t find three helpful Scriptures or a list of my favorite things. This is a highly personal post. I’ve struggled with periods of melancholy for years. Normally, it lasts for a few hours, days, or weeks but this time I’m … More On a personal note…
Halloween is just a few days away. There are cobwebs, skeletons, and other creepy things loaded up on shelves. Costumes hang just a few rows away from the Christmas decorations. Halloween is an odd holiday for church people. The opinions are varying and sometimes very strong. Inevitably, many Christian bloggers write about why a Christian … More What Halloween taught me about Convictions
Like a fancy but very sporadic zoom feature, my brain can channel in on something at the strangest times. It’s not so bad when I run across something in my personal Bible reading time because that pondering becomes meditation. However, it’s really disconcerting when that zooming happens in a class of 3 to 5 year … More Zacchaeus and the Offendables
Today, I’ll teach my 100th VIPKid class. It’s crazy to think about but it’s a good sort of crazy. My mornings are more action packed but I laugh a lot more each morning too. If you’ve got a college degree and you’re looking to make a little more each month, I can’t tell you enough … More Currently I am… October Edition
You’ve probably heard the word “discern” at some point in your life. Like many words in Scripture, it has a regular, run-of-the-mill meaning and then it has a deeper, more specific meaning. The root meaning doesn’t really change but because God is always considering both the physical and the spiritual realms, the word is richer … More Five Steps for Growing in Discernment