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
Change is something we generally talk about at the beginning of a new year. Resolutions and goals and all that jazz are discussed at length. However, change doesn’t stick to just one season. It’s something that happens every minute of every day. Sometimes that changes are self-motivated and other times life forces us to change. … More Biblical Ways to Make a Change
For everything there is a season and a time for every matter under heaven. Ecclesiastes 3:1 For what seems to be all of my life, God has been whispering bits and pieces of His plan — most of it repeated itself. While this was comforting and it reminded me that He hadn’t forgotten about me, … More When God Reveals Puzzle Pieces
Before you start reading today’s post, I want to warn you. Today’s post is very… Greek. This isn’t a post with “Three things I’ve learned about _Blank_” but it’s a post about my process. Is a small look at how I will occasionally analyze a verse to make it more mult-dimensional for my own personal … More I am A Child of God
I’m the wife of a youth pastor so I’m supposed to love church. Right? Well, the honest answer is, I don’t always love church. I should be a statistic when you take the time to add up all of my “church hurt.” It’s not pretty and sometimes I really don’t want to “do church” anymore. … More Do I have to go to church?
As I sat in the pew a few months ago, singing the song that projected itself up on the screen, a thought crossed my mind, “Why am I even doing this?” What happened to me? How did I get here? I used to love church and the fellowship with believers. The time of worship was … More 3 Ways to Get Out of the Christian Rut
As a child, hot days meant hose water. After spending hours out in the hot sun, I would grow thirsty and long for a cool glass of water. However, entering the house meant leaving the fun as well as stairs, doors, cups, and mom questions. The hose, although not the most glamorous of water dispensers, … More 3 Signs You’re Addicted to Church Experiences & Not God Encounters