Do we ever tire of “updating maps”? In a constant struggle to be relevant we sacrifice time of knowing God more…the being of whom we are trying to be relevant for. There is nothing more relevant than Jesus. We argue about tactics….of which there are limitless options. The Two Potential Directions We Go: The Theologian Read more about Jesus is always relevant, No Cliché has ever been more true.[…]
We are beginning the journey through the book of James at RCC students and the beginning text says this…count it all joy but it doesn’t always seem like we have a full picture of that idea. JOY! I know what joy is, or so we think, it is the deep down belief that God is Read more about Count it all joy…It cannot really mean that can it? 5 ways to expand our view of JOY.[…]
Living. Water. Apart these words are so powerful together they could be confusing. awkward. mismatched. Living doesn’t usually associate with an element like water and an element like water would usually get matched with its flow, size, depth, or insert any other descriptive attribute. Not. Living. Apart the words hold meaning…life, alive, living, breathing, moving, Read more about Living Water…more important than you think.[…]
How can this not bring a smile to your face regardless of whether your are a star wars fan or not! Supposedly it was actually shot on location where they filmed the Tatoonine scenes.
You’re a tool – No really, you are. Have you ever needed a screwdriver to fasten something to the wall or open something that had been sealed with a screw…and you didn’t have it? Have you ever needed a bottle-opener to open a bottle and instead tried to use a knife, corner of a table, Read more about You’re a Tool. Start Acting Like it.[…]
Great video that I thought I’d simply scan thru and ended up fully engaged throughout the entire clip. Three stories of people in our culture, that we may recognize, sharing their journey. What stood out the me (more than the interspersed Billy quotes) was the power of a pursuit of deep and meaningful and lasting Read more about Hope in Deeper Happiness.[…]
Today I am guest posting on Jon Stoples blog STRETCHED. GO check it out here and leave a comment!
“If you love your soul, there is danger of its being destroyed. Therefore you may not love it, since you do not want it to be destroyed. But in not wanting it to be destroyed you love it.” -St. Augustine. Explain this conundrum.
“You made us for yourself and our hearts find no peace till they rest in you.” -Augustine.
Does it ever feel like you are simply going with the cultural current? You look around and you are the only one in the classroom/workroom standing for certain cultural issues? If you are simply floating downstream waiting for heaven at the end of life you’ve missed the goal. We daily wake up and we swim Read more about Floating Down Stream and the Fight for Joy[…]