Thoughts derived from Ephesians 1:1 This letter is from Paul, chosen by the will of God to be an apostle of Christ Jesus. I am writing to God’s holy people in Ephesus, who are FAITHFUL followers of Christ Jesus. (Ephesians 1:1) Faithfulness… Well done you good and faithful servant… He is
For years I found it difficult to establish and maintain rhythm in my life. I had the all too familiar peaks and valleys in my faith. So what changed? As cliché as it may sound, everything shifted for me when my thinking changed. Don’t copy the behavior and customs of this world, but let
Tom Brady is the GOAT!!! Tom Brady is the GOAT!!! Tom Brady is the GOAT!!! (**GOAT = Greatest Of All Time) If, after last night’s Super Bowl victory by the New England Patriots, you logged onto Twitter or watched post game commentary the sentiment was wide spread. Hand him the crown, bestow
I am tentatively entering the fray… Rarely does a social media post, a meme, a blog entry or even a lengthy article sufficiently cover all of the variables found in the hot button topics of our present American society…immigration, women’s rights, etc. Therefore, the echo chamber
In a few months, hundreds of students and leaders will converge on Camp Jackson, a property set aside for decades as a meeting place between young people and the Lord. Our theme for this year’s camp experience is “The Movement // ROOTED”. Those familiar with our TYM Family are well versed in
Truth. In recent weeks I have spent my morning meditation in the Psalms. Also, at times I pause during the mid day hour to pray through a psalm or two. Initially I assumed this would be a rather simple practice. After all, a healthy percentage of the most quoted scriptures in christiandom are
Last night was fun. An unheralded and unranked Tennessee Vols basketball team defeated the future NBA player laden Kentucky Wildcats. Kentucky fans will point the rafters in Rupp Arena and their historical dominance over the Vols in an effort to soothe their pain. That’s fine. It’s not the
I remember the moment vividly. I was in the first grade on the far edge of the playground out of ear-shot from our teachers or any other authority figures, surrounded by my “friends”. The region in West Tennessee where I grew up is notorious for substantial erosion issues. It is a place of
As we find ourselves in the home stretch of January, many are concluding their various forms of fasting. I honor anyone who makes effort to bring flesh into submission for the purpose of knowing God. In recent years the book of Daniel has become an inspiration and model for set aside seasons of
However you perceive the now upon us presidency of Donald Trump, his inauguration today stands as a historic moment. In my 38 years I have observed a few historic happenings…below are some of those occasions. 1985 – San Francisco 49ers defeat the Miami Dolphins in the Super Bowl.
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.