Recently I was reading a book and I read a quote that struck me. “You could memorize the entire Bible and be able to discuss minute issues of biblical scholarship and yet fail to experience the truths found in its pages” (Seven Realities for Experiencing God: How to Know and Do the Will of God).
This week, I have been re-reading a book as I co-facilitate a Spiritual Leadership group at my church, and of course one of the things that sticks out for me is from day 1 of the reading. Since I do not have my notes with me from the first time, I don’t know if I
The tongue has the power of life and death, and those who love it will eat its fruit. Provers 18:21 We grew up saying the little saying “sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me.” You know as little children on the playground we were taught that when another child
Does anyone remember the old Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer movie, you know the one when he goes to the island of misfit toys. There was quite the group of toys on the island right? You know a bird that swims, a cowboy who rides an ostrich, a train with square wheels on his caboose,
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
Being known can be a difficult and sometimes scary process. Read todays blog to see a glimpse into my journey.
A couple days ago I was doing my morning reading out of my daily read Bible that my church is going through and there was a story that struck me. I am going to do a brief recap but the story is found in 2 Samuel 7. David says to the prophet Nathan, I have
When you have had music as a part of your life for as long as you can remember you listen to music very differently than just the average person. I listen to music and hear things like hearing a key change, or specific instrument that sounds so perfect playing the part. I have my favorite
I have forever heard and understood that we are created with a desire to know and be known. God created us to be in relationship with Him and just because of sin, that purpose and those desires have not just faded away. This made sense in my mind, I love to know people, I am
I can remember the night so clearly, the night that I prayed the prayer that would forever change the trajectory of my life. It was a summer night, it was hot and humid and we had just arrived in New Orleans for a missions trip with Teen Mania. It was the summer of 2000 and