Can I join the plethora of book award posts floating around cyberspace? Yes? Good. As you know, I again took the #vtReadingChallenge that blogger Tim Challies sets up, choosing this year the "Committed Reader" plan, which is fifty-two books in a year. Not only did I hit my goal, I'm on target to complete just…
Weakness is not something to cower from or cover up. Weakness is something to embrace for the sake of Christ.
A little bit of humor and Christmas cheer to brighten your day.
Your reality may be beyond what you can bear this December, but it’s not beyond the capable hands of our loving Father.
Sin is real, addictive, and dangerous. You need a battle plan.
When we learn of tragic events, somehow I don’t think it’s enough to tweet trending hashtags or update your profile pic with a supportive logo. While those gestures aren’t wrong in and of themselves, I can’t help but wonder . . . surely members of the Body of Christ are called to something more?
Confession time: I want to make a conscious effort to enjoy life and give thanks this next month, but I don't expect to become a new person overnight (or even in thirty days). That's because, while I am a child of God, I'm still a sinner stuck inside a fallen, human body. Sadly, I don't walk in the Spirit minute by minute. That's why I need grace.
This Tuesday marks the 500th anniversary of the start of the reformation, the day Martin Luther nailed this ninety-five theses on the door of Castle Church in Wittenburg, Germany.
An invitation to stop and smell the roses (literally).
It's been some time since I've shared what's on my nightstand, so I thought I'd compile a list of highlights from what I read over the summer months. I'm once again this year taking on the #vtReadingChallenge created by Tim Challies, and this year my goal is "The Committed Reader" plan, which is fifty-two books in fifty-two…
It’s a scientific fact that humans are always talking to ourselves. (Scientists call this “self-talk.”) We talk to ourselves more than we talk to anyone else. Sometimes we’re our own cheerleader, talking ourselves into doing something difficult. Other times the conversation going on in our head is negative and destructive. On days you're lonely or discouraged, what do you tell yourself?
To each of you in various seasons I offer a word of hope, knowing my words will not lift any burdens or remove any pain, but praying they will turn your gaze heavenward and point you to Jesus who can and will.