Each generation has likely shared similar thoughts through the ages. In every generation there is some variation of an effort to captivate the hearts and minds of children. Our time, this moment is no different. As the sensory bombardment of the
HOME… Though experiences vary, home should be… Where we lie down and rise again. Where we enter freely. Where we know and are known. Where we grow and from where we go. Where we are nurtured and corrected. Where we learn and mature. Where we
I love beginnings. Most of us love a good beginning, even if it is humble and requires a little hard work. Unlike a good percentage of the population, I also have an unusual affection for endings. Through the years we have said
**Disclaimer: A friend encouraged me to add a disclaimer to the top of this entry. Please read the entire blog. If you stop after my first thought, you will miss my heart on the matter. Basically, read it all, or don’t read any of it. I
December may very well be my favorite time of the year. I certainly love the awakening of beauty after the dormant rest of Winter. I crave the vitality, energy, and life of the summer months. As the breeze cools and the hue of foliage slowly
Three years ago today my dad passed away. No one reading can escape the inevitability of wrestling with the death of someone dear to the heart. We are all in the same boat, being able to identify with one another on a very personal, meaningful
The subject of money is a touchy one, especially in church. Let me go on record that I have absolutely no problem or hesitance talking about money and the life of a believer. The reason is simple. The vast majority of society, Christians
Your thought process concerning the process of salvation will dictate how you feel about yourself, others and ultimately God. I think at times we get the cart before the horse. We get ahead of ourselves. We are so eager to progress that we skip
When I was younger, every hill I came to was one worth dying on. The longer I revolve around the sun/Son, the more difficult it gets to find a hill actually worth dying on. Growth is not the diminishing of passion, but the increased wisdom to
Up front I will acknowledge the following: My theological, ecclesiastical and practical lens is Pentecostalism. (For those who are less familiar with the nuance of the term, I am not referring to the long skirts, no make-up, uber strict variety.
Thank you for visiting my site. In recent years I have sensed the assignment of my life gravitating toward investing in the soul health and rich spiritual formation of God's people. Through the art of writing, it is my hope to befriend you and join you on a journey toward all that Jesus makes available for those the Father calls sons and daughters.