Monthly Archives: January 2014

Whispers of the Holy Spirit

Our adult Sunday school just finished a series by Bill Hybels who is the senior pastor at Willow Creek Church in Barrington, IL. Bill is best known for his annual Global Leadership Summits, but he recently wrote a book called The Power of Whispers in which he delves into the whispers of the Holy Spirit. Bill […]

Asking for Help

Asking for help has to be one of the hardest things we do. I’m not talking about asking your buddies to help move your furniture in return for beer and pizza. I’m talking about being in need or crisis and reaching out to someone for emotional, physical, or financial help. Having grown up watching my […]

In the Midst of Your Circumstances

I made a commitment a few months ago that I would read at least five chapters of the Bible each morning to start my day. It’s not like I did not read the Bible before that, but I noticed I had not made it a discipline, so my reading was kind of hit and miss. […]

Loving the Unlovable

I think one of the hardest things I struggle with is finding that balance between loving people even when they are doing REALLY stupid things. I think we all know intellectually and maybe even intuitively that we are to love the sinner but hate the sin. I’m actually really good with that until it comes […]

Holy Discontent

We just completed a study called Weird by Craig Groeschel in our adult Sunday school. I really enjoy Groeschel’s stuff – he’s honest and to the point. Weird was a six-part series challenging Christians to live a life that most people would consider weird. As Christians we are to love our enemies, pray for those […]