Tag Archives: God

Crap Sandwich

The past several weeks have been pretty rough for some people Lisa and I know. One of my nieces was diagnosed with breast cancer and needs to have chemo and a mastectomy. Another person we know was eight months pregnant and lost the child when his heart stopped beating. A man in our church is […]

Lost Blessings

As a writer, I have all sorts of ideas about what I want to discuss and there’s been this one idea floating around my head for a while that honestly has given me pause to put on paper. Sometimes I test my ideas out on a Bible study class I facilitate to see if it […]

Radical Experiences with God

This past Sunday my pastor made a reference that stirred my thoughts. He was preaching on recognizing who we are in our relationship with God when he talked about having a “Radical Experience with God.” As I thought about that phrase I realized how lucky I have been to have such experiences and wanted to […]

Filling Your Empty Bottle

If there is one piece of advice I find myself giving people over and over again is their need for renewal. In our fast-pace lives it seems we are always giving of ourselves but never refilling our tanks to ensure there is enough to give in the future. The result is obvious – burnout. But […]

Your Part of the Deal

There’s this old joke about a guy who lives in a town and a flood is coming. The police go door-to-door and when they reach this guy he refuses to leave, telling the cops, “The Lord will save me.” Sure enough the flood hits the town and it’s bad; the man’s house starts to fill […]

So What?

It’s been a couple of weeks since I have written anything. It’s not that I haven’t had things to say, rather I’ve been in one of those cranky moods where it’s better just to keep your mouth shut! However, I think I’m on the back-end of it so I’ll take a chance and put some words […]

Why Are You Here?

Have you ever been in one of those melancholy or depressed moods and wondered why God made you? Jesus gave us the easy answer when he said the greatest commandment is to love God and love our neighbor like ourselves. In other words we are here to be in relationship with our creator and with […]