Dear American Christian 2020 (Part 1)

Back in 2018, I wrote a pair of blogs that were addressed to the American Christian.  The points I felt I needed to make rendered the article several paragraphs long and it made sense to dispense with the points over…

You'll Never Be Ready

(Originally posted 11-29-18)  

In so much of what I’ve shared throughout the (now) almost 4 years of doing this blog, I’ve tried to be as honest as possible.  I can’t fake it and I hope that if anything ever seems…

The Georgia Guidestones

Many of you are probably aware of this monument. The Georgia Guidestones are literally a modern-day type of "Stonehenge appearing" structure that is located in Elbert County, Georgia. I knew of the stones but never took the time to research…

Hope As An Anchor

We have this hope as an anchor for the soul, firm and secure. Hebrews 6:19 

A steady diet of today’s news cycles inevitably leads an anxious population to turn inward, to question, and in many cases, lose hope over what…

Determined In Faith

(Originally posted 9-11-19)

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faith, gentleness, self-control.  Galatians 5:22,23   

Taking a slight turn this week, our discussion of The Fruit moves toward faith itself.  As mentioned, all traits…

It Stops With Me

Let me start off this week pulling back the curtain a bit on my process for writing.  Just for full disclosure!  If you’ve followed this blog for any certain length of time, you’ve probably noticed that it may lag at…

Profiles In Courage - JOHN THE BAPTIST

As it is written in the book of the words of Isaiah the prophet, 
“The voice of one crying in the wilderness: 
‘Prepare the way of the Lord, 
    make His paths straight. 
Every valley shall be filled, 
    and every mountain

He Will Do It Again!

(Originally posted 6-1–17) 

I love Psalm 77.  When I was first starting out writing music and specifically, worship music, I would go to the Psalms.  Of course this was where any budding songwriter would go because the book is literally…

More Than A Song - Into Faith I Go By Pat Barrett

Into Faith I Go - Pat Barrett

I've never been good at change 
If I'm honest, it's always scared me 
But I can't deny this stirring deep inside me 
Now I know it's time to stop resisting 

Filled With Peace

(Originally posted 4-3-19)

If you’ve read much of the Bible, you know the concept of peace is often cited; certainly through the Gospels with Jesus but also in many other contexts.  It can be a very broad term in which…

Passing The Baton

You then, my child, be strengthened by the grace that is in Christ Jesus, and what you have heard from me in the presence of many witnesses entrust to faithful men, who will be able to teach others also.  Share

Your Ceiling, Their Floor (Parenthood Series)

The fourth and final installment in this series is really about getting our kids to a place where they attain some level of spiritual maturity and depth in their own walk prior to leaving the nest.  There are two extreme…