Good Things Are Ahead — If You Know Jesus!

As we move into the month of June it’s apparent that we are already nearing the 1/2 way point of this year.  It’s mind-boggling how fast time flies and how much happens in a few short months.  2024 has been…

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The Cost Of Disobedience

I’ve been able to cover some various Old Testament accounts lately on the blog and podcast.  I have felt like the Lord keeps giving insights into those stories and since I’m reading through the Old Testament this year, much of…

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Marching Around Jericho

Welcome to April!  It’s crazy how fast 2024 is going.  I feel like I just processed Christmas and New Year’s a few short weeks ago.  Now Easter has come and gone and spring is in full swing (or hopefully close!)…

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10 Years Of Carry On

This month’s blog is a moment to step into the way back machine!  In 2014, I had the opportunity to release my first album, Carry On.  It’s something I haven’t mentioned much here on the blog (or the accompanying…

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Avoiding A Hardened Heart

And I will give them one heart, and a new spirit I will put within them. I will remove the heart of stone from their flesh and give them a heart of flesh.  Ezekiel 11:19 

Well it’s February and since…

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Being Attuned To The Lord In 2024

Happy New Year!  I hope the year is off to a good start for you and that even at this early stage of 2024, you can attest to the Lord’s faithfulness and goodness.  Every new year is an opportunity to…

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A Closer Look At GLORIA!

OK, it probably needs to be said if you haven’t picked up on it by now:  I love Christmas music.  Every year around December, you’ve probably noticed the blogs and podcasts and things I share on social media (if…

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Desperate Enough For Jesus

He [Jesus] entered Jericho and was passing through.  And behold, there was a man named Zacchaeus. He was a chief tax collector and was rich.  And he was seeking to see who Jesus was, but on account of the crowd

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Finding The Cure For Spiritual Apathy

Well it’s been quite a year for many of us!  Even though it’s October, I don’t think it’s too early to consider the implications of 2023 ending and 2024 beginning.  I’ll admit, I’m a pretty reflective and contemplative guy when…

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The Blind Spots In Our Faith

blind spot:  an area where a person's view is obstructed.  

I believe; help my unbelief!  Mark 9:24

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about my need for ongoing self-examination before the Lord.  It’s probably the part of my faith I…

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He Really Is Good

The Lord is good, a stronghold in the day of trouble; He knows those who take refuge in Him.  Nahum 1:7

Alright, we’re about half-way through 2023 and I feel like it’s time for a bit of a spiritual gut-check…

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Finding Peace In The Chaos

I sought the Lord, and He answered me and delivered me from all my fears. Psalm 34:4

As I sit down to type this month’s blog (and accompanying content for the AS BOLD AS LIONS PODCAST), my heart is heavy…

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Hymns That I Love: Jesus Paid It All

I hear the Savior say,
"Thy strength indeed is small,
Child of weakness, watch and pray,
Find in Me thine all in all."

Jesus paid it all,
All to Him I owe;
Sin had left a crimson stain,
He washed

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What's Next Lord?

As I sit down to pen this month’s blog (and what also doubles as the opening podcast episode for March), I have a lot on my mind.  God is stirring.  He’s moving in hearts and moving in places that have…

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The Temptation Of Jesus

As I began this year, I wanted to take a more direct approach to my Bible reading in a way I haven’t done in previous years.  Many of you may know the impact the books of wisdom have had on…

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Buy The Field!

Yet You, O Lord God, have said to me, “Buy the field for money and get witnesses”—though the city is given into the hands of the Chaldeans.  Jeremiah 32:25 

As I started to do some personal and ministerial vision-casting for…

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Why Christmas Still Matters

With the turning of the calendar, the march to Christmas is upon us.  Each year it comes up so fast, doesn’t it?  I find myself wanting to put the trimmings up earlier and start the baking (and eating) sooner just…

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Is It All Just Meaningless?

Well as we end 2022 in a few short weeks, I have to consider what this year has brought and where life’s twists and turns have brought us as a society and for me and my family.  It’s been a…

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Lessons From The Psalms

Because Your steadfast love is better than life, my lips will praise You.  So I will bless You as long as I live; in Your name I will lift up my hands.  Psalm 63:3,4 

I’ve been reading over the Psalms…

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The Platform You Have

Is this one for the people? 
Is this one for the Lord? 
Or do I simply serenade 
For things I must afford? 

From the DC Talk song “What If I Stumble?” 

With the opportunity to play and perform my own…

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Sleeping Well In The Fire

In peace I will both lie down and sleep; for you alone, O LORD, make me dwell in safety.  Psalm 4:8 

In the midst of the chaos of this world, there are so many reminders in Scripture that help us…

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Keep Building The Wall

Alright, alright.  I know the title of this month’s blog might seem a bit misleading.  Someone might even say, “Oh you used that just as click bait…”, i.e. a means to get more visits to this page.  I can understand…

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