Are We Settling for Lesser Things?
God offers us things every day. Sometimes we accept them, but much of the time, we settle for something lesser. God offers us worship, but we settle for music. God offers us freedom, but we settle for control. God offers us intimacy, but we settle for rules. God offers us growth, but we settle for routine. God offers us […]More Info
My Admission About Me, Jesus, and Loss of Hope
While on a mini-vacation with my wife this past week, I realized something about me and Jesus. I’m not sure why I feel the need to make it public, but I most definitely feel the need to make it public. I realized that, ever since my battle with severe and debilitating headaches (something I struggled […]More Info
Health Update – November 2014
It’s been a year now. A year of headaches, facial pain, toothaches, and neck pain. Every day for a year, some combination of those has joined me during the day. It’s beyond a minor thing, but I don’t live in the hospital either. More people live in worse pain than me than I can imagine. MIGRAINES […]More Info
The Calling of God
Scripture is littered with men and women who were called by God to a bigger life. But it’s hard to find more than two or three who were smiling and doing cartwheels as a result. That’s because the calling of God on our lives always involves restoration. You cannot be called by God without being called […]More Info
Just Survive Today
There is this thing that’s permeating Christianity and Christian churches these days. It sounds really great, and people are usually inspired when they first hear the message. I think I’ve helped spread the message. You’ve heard it, and it’s communicated in different ways. God has called us to thrive, not just survive. Find your destiny. […]More Info
How Can We Live With Noticeable Hope?
It was Christmas Eve 2011. Or 2010. I can’t remember. But I do remember that it was late, and I had a stronger-than-normal hankerin’ for a Combo Burrito, extra sauce, no onions from The Taco Bell. I was on my way home from our church’s Christmas Eve services, so I stopped by the TB for […]More Info