Last year we had our house completely painted on the inside. Living rooms, bedrooms, bookcases, kitchen, and finally bathrooms. In one of the bathrooms, where we thought they were going to remove the old wallpaper, they instead mudded over a … Continue reading The Bible and Wallpaper
“I’m just trusting God for this.” I’ve heard some form of this statement my entire professional career. Whether in the hospital or in the schoolroom, someone looks at their situation and says, “I’m gonna trust God.” And while I love … Continue reading Do You Trust Him?
You’ve probably heard it said, “Anything worth doing, is worth doing well.” Generally, I agree with that statement. If a thing is worth giving our time for, we should strive to do it with excellence. That’s biblical: “Whatever you do, … Continue reading Anything Worth Doing, Is Worth Doing Badly
I was recently given the privilege of speaking to a group of graduating seniors at their senior banquet. I’ve decided to share my thoughts here, and I pray that it encourages not only students but adults as well. Now that … Continue reading A Word to Graduating Seniors
Sometimes someone says something to you at just the right moment, that serves as a crucial course correction in your life. I can remember one of those moments about seven years ago during a conversation with one of my pastors. … Continue reading Do You Hate Coldness?
It is an unfortunate development that using the word “know” has become offensive. I remember a conversation recently where I said, “I know this is true,” and the person I was talking to quickly responded, “No. You think this is … Continue reading Knowing is Superior to Uncertainty
“I bow down toward your holy temple and give thanks to your name for your steadfast love and your faithfulness, for you have exalted above all things your name and your word.” Psalm 138:2 When I was younger, I always … Continue reading Exalted above all things
When I first began to really seek the Lord, I was challenged to dig into the Bible and learn and grow. And by God’s grace, I started to grow like a weed. His word was sweet to me and my … Continue reading Read The Bible A Lot
Do you ever think, “I want to desire God more,” but for whatever reason, you’re just spiritually dry? The things that you know should thrill your soul feel commonplace. Maybe your desire for God’s word, your desire to pray, or … Continue reading What do you do when you are spiritually dry?
“Then whoever feared the word of the LORD among the servants of Pharaoh hurried his slaves and his livestock into the houses,” Exodus 9:20 God had given a word of judgement. He had promised that hail would fall on the … Continue reading Trembling At His Word