Going There

My pastor is currently leading a teaching series entitled "Go There". Thus, the challenge is to go wherever God leads us, willingly, boldly, lovingly, authentically, truthfully and purposely. As I have pursued this truth deeper, I have been encouraged to discover how practically everyone used by God throughout history seem to share three commonalities as …

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Gone Fishin’

  I recently took my kids fishing at the lake and almost immediately my son hooked a "big one". Well, it was big enough for him to initially think it was pulling him in the water. However, with encouragement from me, he successfully reeled it in, and after we admired and celebrated his big catch, we …

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Rebel Ways

  A rebel is defined as someone who rises against authority, or regulation. For example, as a child, I quite frequently rebelled against the law of gravity by racing my bike down hills as fast as I could peddle - without a helmet. The thought of plummeting to the ground never crossed my mind. Today, when …

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Raining, But Still Playing

Since the death of Prince was announced, various stories about the man have consumed the news outlets. One story in particular however stood out to me. It was when he was set to play the Super Bowl halftime show. The rain that evening was a concern for many as they weren't sure how Prince would …

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Made Better By Our Maker

Jesus tells us we can believe what we ask for in prayer will happen (Mark 11:24). Yet, if I'm truthful, this is difficult at times. What if what I'm asking for doesn't happen? Fortunately, this is where our trust in God's goodness steps in to help. For if we believe God loves us, cares for …

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