Tag: growth

In my mind or in my heart

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).

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The Power of Our Words

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

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The Island of Misfit Toys and Mighty Men

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,

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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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Baby Steps- The Journey to being known

Being known can be a difficult and sometimes scary process. Read todays blog to see a glimpse into my journey.

Good things are not always God things

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

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Key Change

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

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To Know and Be Known

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

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I Will Never Be The Same Again

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

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