What’s in a Word?

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?

Five Steps for Growing in Discernment

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

More than Conquerors

Now, in all these things we are are more than conquerors through Him who loved us. Romans 8: 37 More than several years ago I was a history teacher. World History, American History, Government, etc. I enjoyed a lot about teaching but my favorite moments were the light bulb moments. Light bulb moments happened when … More More than Conquerors

“But” obedience

Sometimes I feel like I do all the right things and try my darndest but see zero results for my efforts. No matter what “formula” I follow, it never seems to be the right one. This happens in my regular life and in my spiritual walk. With regards to my spiritual walk, this frustration can … More “But” obedience

I am A Child of God

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