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?
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
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
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
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
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