"If I could just... -Figure out (A,B,C) -Follow through on (all the goals) -Get (so and so) to (do such and such) -Perform (certain action) and receive (certain result) Does this sound familiar? I'm realizing the deeper I go and the more I grow with Jesus just how deeply ingrained these law-abiding beliefs are in … Continue reading Picking The Weeds
A little reminder that God can do crazy things when we stop being Negative Nancy's... I just love this little excerpt from AW Tozer on how the Lord doesn't necessarily need us, but oh how He wants us to join up with Him in miraculous works! Then Jesus lifted up His eyes, and seeing a great … Continue reading Jesus Math
"People do not drift toward holiness. Apart from grace-driven effort, people do not gravitate toward godliness, prayer, obedience to Scripture, faith, and delight in the Lord. We drift toward compromise and call it tolerance; we drift toward disobedience and call it freedom; we drift toward superstition and call it faith. We cherish the indiscipline … Continue reading Drifting
Happy 2018! I think I'm not supposed to say this, but I don't mind one bit the end of the holidays. I love Christmas, but there's something about January. December is a month filled with family, friends, food, activity and just... a lot. I love decorating the house, and I equally love un-decking all the … Continue reading Good things and God Things
Our pastor said something at church this morning that really stuck out to me, I jotted it down on the notes section of my phone... (which says a lot, because I barely know how to use the notes section of my phone). He was speaking on evangelism, which at first, made me scrunch up my … Continue reading Evangelize With Joy, Not A Sandwich Board
"We want flawed. We want imperfect. We want real. And this kind of corduroy rather than polyester faith is a growing and refreshing influence in the world today." Josh Riebeck, Fighting for Authenticity If there is one prevailing topic I read about over and over recently, it is that of living "authentically". It is … Continue reading Brokenness Isn’t All That Authentic
It's been a week since the election, and we are still here! Praise indeed. It's been a draining week, an emotional week, and I for one have never felt such an acute ache for God's presence to just come and soak through every fiber of my being as I did these past seven days. We … Continue reading The Results Are In… Now What?