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My Journey

Once I finally acknowledged my death, I figured out the purpose for my life.

I have been crucified with Christ and I no longer live, but Christ lives in me. The life I now live in the body, I live… Continue reading

How to Talk to Your Kids About the Election Results

People across the nation are still reeling from last week’s election results. This affects children too. Children have been listening for months to parents, the media, and other sources engage in passionate comments and arguments regarding Donald Trump and Hillary… Continue reading

Are You Trying to Do God’s Job?

In disciple group the other day, I was reminded of a truth that blew my mind. I felt like I was in a Jet.com commercial: “Poof! Mind blown.” The first time I head this truth, it changed my life.… Continue reading

Is There An Age Limit for Spiritual Gifts?

This question is not often voiced, but we see it lived out so many places. Children are shunted aside until they are “old enough.” Retirees and Senior adults are dismissed as “out of touch,” “past their prime,” or “old fashioned.”… Continue reading

“Did God Mess Up When He Made Me?”

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What goals did you make for 2016? What New Year’s resolutions did you make? Did you look at how you can serve better God this year?

This month we’ll be looking closer at spiritual gifts and how… Continue reading

How to Be Humble, Part 3

Happy New Year! What are your goals for 2016 or your New Year’s resolutions? Have you considered asking God to make you more humble?

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Today we are wrapping up our look at Philippians 2:1-11. Monday we… Continue reading

Did Jesus Celebrate Hanukkah?

Did you know Jesus celebrated Hanukkah? In fact, at one such celebration, He taught something very important about Himself.

What is Hanukkah?

Here are two videos which explain the origin of the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah (also spelled Chanukah).

This… Continue reading

Advent: Understanding Lully Lullay (Coventry Carol)

Did you know that not all Christmas carols are happy?

One sad carol is the “Coventry Carol,” also known as “Lully Lullay.” You may not remember it, but this is one of my favorites. The words and music are sad,… Continue reading

How Do Christians Live “Inside Out”?

In the Pixar movie “Inside Out,” Fear, Disgust, Sadness, Joy, and Anger are the voices in people’s heads, helping them decide what to say and do. Whatever emotion takes control, the appropriate actions follow.

Christians have another option.… Continue reading

What Does “Christian Walk” Mean?

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Have you heard the phrase “Christian walk” or “walk with Christ”? Do you know what it means?

Phrases like this come from Bible passages like Acts 4:13.

Blue-Collar Bible Scholars?

Peter and John were fishermen. They… Continue reading

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