Yes, that’s my bride and two of our oldest, and yes, I know she is beautiful inside and out. When we were young and had children underfoot, life was complicated and wonderful. We miss our kids. Everyday. The call of God has taken us 14 hours drive away from two, and 6 hours from another, and … More When We Were Young
Saw this video on Facebook and it gave me new insight and incentive to meet more of my neighbors. Let’s be aware of the loneliness of the people around us. And here is another great Steve Hartman story about blessing a neighbor.
Tuesday is for Discipleship I stopped trying to “find myself” and decided to seek God. —Mark Batterson . All In, (Zondervan, 2013) Great quote from New York Times bestseller All In by Mark Batterson. Good advice and completely in sync with Jesus’s word in Matthew 10:39 . . . Those who find their life will lose it, … More Give Up on “Finding Yourself”
Wednesday is for Prayer “A quarter of Americans say they have no one with whom they can discuss personal troubles, more than double the number who were similarly isolated in 1985.” —Shanker Vedantam, in a Washington Post article titled, “Social Isolation Growing in U.S., Study Says” (June 23, 2006) cited in Living the Lord’s Supper, … More Finding Someone to Talk to
Wednesday is for Confusion and Heart Songs Finding time. Making time. Prioritizing time. Planning time. Removing distractions. Attending to his word. Listening for his voice. Looking for his direction. I have been blessed with four children. Three wonderful girls. One wonderful son. All greatly loved. All marvelously talented. All loved and valued by their friends. … More The Math Doesn’t Work. And My Heart Breaks Because of It
Wednesday is for Thinking Technology is killing your church. Rather, it is killing the soul of your people who are the church. Your people are like mine. They are addicted to technology like crack cocaine. They don’t think they can live without it. They are never far from it and can’t imagine a day without … More Technology is Killing Your Church