Let's Pray Real Quick

Friday, June 02, 2017

“Let's pray real quick." Most who read this blog have been part of Bible studies, small groups, etc. in which these words are uttered regularly.

I've thought for a while about how the statement "let's pray real quick" makes some assumptions.... More


Monday, May 15, 2017

Have you ever awakened and thought, This would be a great day for Jesus to come back! I have. I can remember in high school thinking those very words on the day I had a big test in front of me. And in college, as final exams loomed large, I... More

In the End, We win!

Sunday, April 30, 2017

Eschatology. End times. My eyes rolled back in my head as I contemplated the Womenary syllabus. All those hard words: Covenant Theology, Dispensational Hermeneutic, the Rapture, the Tribulation, Pre-Post-A-Millennialism. Could I make sense of what... More

Your Fragrance Lingers On

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

In 1943, during the worst days of the war in Europe, Edmond Roudnitska created, and dedicated to his wife, a beautiful and intensely floral fragrance called Femme. The French word femme means woman. The... More

The Power of Encouragement

Tuesday, April 04, 2017

The greatest need in the world is to know and experience the love of God. I am often overwhelmed by it. It moves me to places I might never have traveled, and it moves me to take action in ways I might never have considered. God’s love compels. Go... More

Salvation Belongs to the Lord

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

One of the central truths we learn about God from the second chapter of Jonah is that salvation, start to finish, is from God. It is solely a work of the Almighty. At the end of chapter one, Jonah is in a bad way. He is on the verge of drowning in... More

Feasting, Fasting & Facebook

Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Several years ago, one of my sisters decided to give up Facebook for Lent. She inspired me to do the same. It seemed like an easy choice, to relegate giving up social media for Lent to the same trivial category as giving up gum, soda,... More

What You Think About Matters

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

What do you think about while you are driving to work, doing the dishes, or taking a walk?

I was standing at the sink one day, washing the dishes, mulling over my problems one by one, and getting more frustrated by the moment. That is when t... More

Bridles, Bits & Prayer

Wednesday, February 01, 2017

How joyful is the one
whose transgression is forgiven,
whose sin is covered!
How joyful is the man
the Lord does not charge with sin
and in whose spirit is no dece... More

The Mind of Christ

Sunday, January 15, 2017

To be created in the image of God is no small matter. How I wish that our minds could comprehend the enormity of it all; but since we use maybe 15% of our brains at any given moment, how will we ever know?

Consider the imagery those with nea... More