Blog, Christianity, In the Word

carpe diem, church

This past Tuesday at Lifegroup we did a little digging in that first chapter of Acts. "While He was together with them, He commanded them not to leave Jerusalem, but to wait for the Father’s promise...So when they had come together, they asked Him, “Lord, are You restoring the kingdom to Israel at this time?”" -… Continue reading carpe diem, church

Blog

top 3 list, but bottom line, read the bible. find God.

In my previous post I talked about the top 3 reasons Christians aren't reading the Bible. This time, I'm giving my top 3 scriptural reasons why Christians need to read the Bible. You have been created with purpose, and there are good works that have been planned for you to do.  You need a thorough… Continue reading top 3 list, but bottom line, read the bible. find God.

In the Word

bringing down an idol

It came unexpectedly, as it often does. She was praying a prayer of repentance for her idolatry. I was agreeing with her turning away when suddenly her voice faded and I was hearing God. And now, days later, I am still hearing Him and He is not speaking of her and her idolatry but of… Continue reading bringing down an idol

Just Me

what i’m learning at the fire hydrant

I had no idea what it would really be like, this year devoted to going deeper with God. They tried to warn me. They told me the discipleship training school would be like trying to drink from a gushing fire hydrant.  But, I've never tried to take a drink like that, so it was like trying… Continue reading what i’m learning at the fire hydrant

In the Word

raise the bar

I was reading the story of the widow's offering from Mark 12, and I really thought that's what I would write about. But then I kept reading. "As Jesus was leaving the temple, one of His disciples said to Him, “Look, Teacher! What massive stones! What magnificent buildings!'' Mark 13:1 And all I could think… Continue reading raise the bar

Christianity, In the Word, obedience

worship music (or, worship God)

He said to his servants, “Stay here with the donkey while I and the boy go over there. We will worship and then we will come back to you.” (Genesis 22:5) Abraham was about to go "over there" to sacrifice his promised, beloved son, Isaac, in obedience to God, and he called it worship. But… Continue reading worship music (or, worship God)