When Jesus came into Peter’s house, he saw Peter’s mother-in-law lying in bed with a fever. Matthew 8: 14 When I originally wrote this post, I was preparing to go to Nashville, TN. Being married to a youth pastor, I get the extreme pleasure of being able to witness God transforming a teenager’s life as … More Distraction? Spiritual Warfare? or Life?
I often struggle with the balance of content here in my own little corner of the blog-o-sphere — also, can I actually have a corner when it’s a sphere? Anyway, I have issues. I enjoy writing about Christian topics and I find a good deal of my content directed that way. However, I also enjoy … More 5 Crucial Steps to survive Life’s Balancing Act
I’m flying home today. Athens is already behind me and I’ll be sleeping in my own bed tonight. It’s a bittersweet feeling that I’m sure I’ll be pondering for weeks to come but not today. Today, I celebrate the personal victories and the spiritual ones. Today, I remember the journey and try to permanently write … More 3 Simple Truths from Scripture
When Life happens it’s not always pretty. In fact, sometimes it’s down right ugly. There are times when the struggle is very real. In those times, bitterness, frustration, anger, and/or confusion can lead to short tempers, unkind words, fake smiles, and any number of harmful behaviors. About six months ago, I had reach a point … More 3 Hints to Live More Authentically Joyful
This is an except take from my book From Root to Fruit. Some information has been altered to fit the blog format. Pictures were add. You can find a link to From Root to Fruit in the sidebar. Growing up in northeast Ohio is something I frequently brag about. Although many people still confuse Ohio and … More When damage hits your spiritual roots
What do you like more of? More hot fudge on your sundaes? More time to sleep? More vacation time? We all like more. Usually. I don’t really like the more pounds on my body but it’s a result of the more hot fudge so I guess I’ll just have to accept that as a fair … More The More Life
Do you ever wonder what David felt like on the eve of his coronation? Or Mary’s feelings when her water broke? How about Noah on the day that the ark was shut? Or Paul on the day his eyes were literally opened? … More 10 Verses for the Fear before the Change