Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!

I haven’t blogged much this month. It was an unexpected hiatus. Since this was my first Christmas as a blogger, I had no idea how the fun and festivities of…

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24 Words on How to Live as Christians

24 Words on How to Live as Christians

“Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.” Joshua 1:9, NIV This is God’s…

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What is Your Golden Calf?

What is Your Golden Calf?

Money. Job. Hobbies. Sports. Family. Have any of these things become idols in your life? For many of us, we have a golden idol in our lives, just as the…

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Stop Complaining! God’s Got You Covered.

Stop Complaining! God’s Got You Covered.

The story of Moses leading the Hebrews out of Egypt contains a whole lot of complaining. A Hebrew complains to Moses after Moses kills an Egyptian guard who is beating…

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Being Mindful of God’s Plan for Us

Being Mindful of God’s Plan for Us

It’s easy to default to the “Why me” prayer. I’ve blogged about it before. Why do bad things happen to good people? Why do we lose our jobs, our loved…

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Learning Forgiveness from Esau and Humility from Jacob

Learning Forgiveness from Esau and Humility from Jacob

I’ve always been a little disturbed by the story of Rebekah and Jacob deceiving Isaac so that Jacob could gain Esau’s birthright (Genesis 27). The only thing Esau really did…

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What I’m Reading Wednesday: The Gospel of Jesus, Narrated by Garrison Keillor

What I’m Reading Wednesday: The Gospel of Jesus, Narrated by Garrison Keillor

This should actually be titled, “What I’m Listening to Wednesday.” I listen to most of the books I feature in the car. I get the books on CD through my…

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Using God’s Words to Cain When Counseling Our Teens

Using God’s Words to Cain When Counseling Our Teens

Funny how different pats of different passages speak to someone at different times. When reading the Cain and Abel passage, I have always lamented Abel’s death. Good being overtaken by…

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One Week Until “The Story” Begins…

One Week Until “The Story” Begins…

It’s a little over a week until The Wellness Husband and I start reading The Story with our church. I really hope you’ll join us on this spiritual journey. There are…

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What I’m Reading Wednesday: The Story – Read it with Me!

What I’m Reading Wednesday: The Story – Read it with Me!

For this “What I’m Reading Wednesday” I am featuring a book that I have not started. That’s because I’m asking you to read it with me. The Story, NIV: The…

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