It’s that time again! The beginning of the year has us thinking about change. How do we let God direct our change and how do we work with God to change the world?
It seems that when you serve others, they end up serving you too. Read about God’s reminders from the mission trip I led!
How do we, as Christians, listen to music? Are we allowed to listen to ‘non-Christian’ music? Come join the conversation!
This past Sunday was Easter, a day for us to celebrate Hope. Yet our society seems to be marked by a lack of, or maybe just misdirected, hope. Hope is foundational to what it means to be a Christian, yet many of us fail to spread and inspire hope in the lives of those aroundContinue reading “Hope”
Anger is one of those emotions that terrifies us. It invades us with unique strength and energy, an energy that overwhelms our senses and engulfs our self-control. We end up doing things that we never imagined we could do, saying things we never thought we could utter. Anger is an emotion of power. Unchecked, itContinue reading “Angry Christians”
Ecclesiastes 3:8A time to love and a time to hate. I grew up in a world that had pretty definite feelings about love and hate. Although I was never explicitly taught this, everything I had learned, seen, and heard pushed me to the idea that love is always good and that hate is always bad. GodContinue reading “Love and Hate”
Happy 2019 everyone! 2018 was a big year for me. I graduated, started two new jobs, got engaged, and officiated my brother’s wedding. Those were all wonderful moments, but 2018 had plenty of lows. Each one of those highs was accompanied with its fair share of stress. And I expect nothing different in 2019. ThereContinue reading “An Emotional Journey”
Happy Holidays everyone! I hope that you had a wonderful Christmas! With it being Christmas time, it’s only natural that we have a Christmas post. Today I want to talk to you about the jolly old man who delivered all your presents a few nights ago. The one that goes “Ho Ho Ho” and hasContinue reading “Is Santa the New God?”
In the last three posts, we talked about ways that we connect to God. But all relationships require communication, all relationships are a two-way street. If we connect with God through spiritual disciplines, how does he connect to us? The Holy Spirit. God has placed part of Himself inside of us. The Holy Spirit isContinue reading “A Two Way Street, Part 4”
Today’s post is our last discussion of spiritual disciplines. We will be discussing inward disciplines. These are probably the most recognized spiritual disciplines. The inward disciplines function between you and God. They are ways to connect you directly to God. But their jobs are not designed to stop there. Interactions with God should change us,Continue reading “A Two Way Street, Part 3”