I think the absolute opposite of thanksgiving is entitlement. Any sentence that begins with “I deserve…” works against the cultivation of a grateful heart. The more I say those words, the more entitled I become. I’ve learned to hide it on the outside, but on the inside I’m like a 15 year-old teenage girl rolling [...]
The folks who penned the words of Scripture aren’t stupid. They say certain things, in certain ways, in certain orders, for certain reasons. And somewhere in all of it, the Spirit of God becomes the Author of it all. Luke 3 is no exception. BAPTISM Luke 3:21 begins with Jesus’ baptism. When all the people [...]
Do anything. Do anything today. Do anything good today. Do anything good today that will make you feel a little uncomfortable. Do anything good today that will force you to act like fear isn’t involved (even though it is). Do anything good today that might surprise the recipient of your good. Do anything good today [...]
BRISKET, SAUSAGE, AND SWEET TEA Summer in Georgia isn’t something I’m intimately acquainted with. My wife and I were on a vacation recently, and for three days we had experienced bucketfuls of rain in both of the Carolinas. As we drove south on I-95 down into Georgia, I’m pretty sure I heard a lady with [...]
Floodgate artist and partner – Dave Wilkins – created this short-film for a local festival. Please have a look, and then ask yourself one simple question: What’s keeping you from taking the leap you’ve been wanting to take? Tables & Chairs from Dave Wilkins on Vimeo.