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Beauty

Beauty: A Poem Reflections of you we were created to be Magnificent small rulers of land and sea Broken the mirror and disjointed the song We lost the beauty and the harmony of which we belong He came and He bore the weight and the shame Eternity dwelling in an earthly frame To restore and to save us through obedience To redeem…

Read Scripture

Have you heard of Read Scripture yet? If not, you are missing out on something really incredible. Read Scripture is an App, but it’s so much more than that. It’s a part of The Bible Project. Here is a little introduction video that is a great place to start. So why would you want yet another Bible app for your device? Good…

Social Media and Kids

The debate around Social Media and it’s presence in our lives is a crucial and charged one. There are many resources and articles on the evils of using Social Media, as well articles that make a good argument for the usefulness of Social Media. I personally made the decisions 4 years ago to minimize it’s presence in my life. Over the last…

Worship Something

God alone deserves our worship and He alone can bare the weight of our worship. Nothing else can. Even good things. When we worship anything other than God, it destroys us. The Bible says two things are always happening in our hearts. Hebrews 4:12 speaks of “the thoughts and intentions of our hearts”. – We think, interpret, believe, trust– We desire, worship,…

Obedience out of love

A friend and I are going through the book You Can Change. This is the second time through the book for me and the first time for my friend. We are both working on the same “change project” which has worked out well for us as we hold each other accountable and check in often. This morning as I was reading chapter…

At Rest

It’s no surprise that the most vivid memories of life, the moments that seem stuck in time, are often cemented into memory through joy or pain. What is surprising is how closely the two exist. In the times of deep pain it’s the joyful moments that pull us through. They mingle together in an awful yet wonderfully poignant way. The gathering was…

Mom

1.7.2019 Dear Mom, You were amazing to me. So many things made you amazing. A mom that other mom’s wanted to be like, you offered guidance and direction, love and friendship to anyone and everyone. You always thought of yourself last. When no one was looking and no one knew, you gave of yourself freely and sacrificed. You raised me and my…

God is for God

A video you should see. Tim Challies is a blogger, author, book reviewer and teacher. I have admired and followed him for many years. He has an incredible gift of discernment. Tim is also able to communicate clearly and humbly. I happened upon a video last week that time is in, and I wanted to share that. The video is titled Matt Chandler’s…