Cultivating A Culture Of Gratitude

Do you ever have those days where you feel under-appreciated?  Those days that wherever you are (home, school, or work) it seems no one really cares what you are contributing?  And often a pattern develops where days turn into…

Psalm 1 Living

 After a 3-year somewhat methodical journey through the Bible, it was time to start over again in 2017.  I’m finding the more I study God’s Word, the more I need to rely less on quantity and more on quality.  That…

What Are You Afraid Of?

“What are you afraid of?”   

We’ve all heard that question before.  It’s the question that can nag at our souls and cause us to lose sleep at night if we allow it to.  The question of, “what holds me…

Setting Up Memorial Stones

So Joshua summoned the 12 men he had selected from the Israelites, one man for each tribe, and said to them, “Go across to the ark of the Lord your God in the middle of the Jordan. Each of you

3 Social Media Rules For Christians

I’ll admit it.  I might be treading on thin ice with this week’s post.  Some may even say “stick with what you know” and to that I’d probably agree (for the most part).  But I’m certain that when God lays…

Who Are The "Shooters" In Your Life?

I watched a favorite movie of mine the other day:  Hoosiers.  It’s getting a little dated but I still get “all the feels” whenever I view it.  Hoosiers is such a compelling story.  Having 4 boys at home who are…

Considering It Pure Joy

There are lots of hard statements in the Bible.  Verses which challenge and stretch our logic to the nth degree.  Passages which turn the world’s view of things on its head and force us to look at life through a…

Where Will You Go in 2017?

"A New Year, a new you." 

"How to make your financial New Years resolutions stick." 

"This year, resolve to lose weight." 

"Quit smoking in 2017." 

Do a quick Google search of words and images surrounding New…