Tag: God

When good isn’t God….

I don’t know about you but I often have these grand plans to do things, things that are good, things that will help people, that can transform a generation (well at least in my mind) and sometimes I get so caught up in my mind that I forget to listen to what God’s plans are.

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There must be more 

I love how the book I am reading has something each and every day that brings life and spurns transformation. This week one thing I read that struck me was a statement about how often we settle for less that what God wants to do through us. This made me think, and ask do I

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Book Review: The Last Arrow

Have you ever read a book and thought, man I need to highlight everything? Or that speaks to the core of who you are and calls out to the part of you that is longing for more. If not I would recommend reading The Last Arrow: Save Nothing for the Next Life even if you have

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Missed opportunities 

Those who know me know that I am a big fan of audiobooks. Recently I have been listening to Chase the Lion and it has been dropping some more good stuff.  I know that many of my blog posts lately have had a similar theme, possibly because this is the area where I am learning

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Faith…

Last night, I had the pleasure of hearing Mark Batterson speak at my church. He is an amazing author.  He said some things that made me think and even to this morning are still making me think and process. I know, that means it was a good sermon right? So todays blog is going to feature

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Middle of the Storm

Have you ever been in the middle of a storm of life? You know when it seems like everything is falling, the winds are ripping past you and taking things you hold dear and flinging them out of your hands and far away. When it seems like nothing good is happening and nothing good will

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When Life Gives You Lemons

When life gives you lemons you make lemonade, right? That is unless you are Paul and Silas.  When life gave them lemons that prayed and sang hymns to God. I wonder what would happen if when life gave us lemons we would have the same response as Paul and Silas. Let’s look back at Acts

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Intentionally Being Known

So last week, we talked about my journey towards being known (The Journey Continues) I told you about my goal for this week, to speak up two times during small group times. You know what happened, it actually happened but something even crazier happened, my heart did not start racing, and I did not feel

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