How often do you evaluate your friendships? How often should you evaluate your influences? How hard do you think it was for Jesus to pick His disciples? How do you think they were chosen? Was it because they were perfect? By no means at all. We all know that “nobody’s perfect” yet when deciding our […]

“Do everything without complaining or arguing so that no one can criticize you. Live clean, innocent lives as children of God, shining like bright lights in a world full of crooked and perverse people.” Philippians 2:14-15 As simple as this verse is it can be hard to comprehend what a day like this looks like. Let […]

“…Abraham was only one man when I called him.     But when I blessed him, he became a great nation.” Isaiah 51:2 When you really think about it, who we are is because of God’s blessings. Without them we’re just lackluster individuals, living without any zeal for life. Abraham was just a man. Yet God still called him […]

I am selfish with my “me time”. I don’t need it often, I don’t need very long, but when I need it I’m selfish about it. I think, “I need this time, it’s more important than a two minute conversation with a stranger”, “Don’t make eye contact with people or they’ll want to talk”, or […]

“I will lead blind Israel down a new path, guiding them along an unfamiliar way. I will brighten the darkness before them and smooth out the road ahead of them. Yes, I will indeed do these things; I will not forsake them.” Isaiah 42:16 NLT “God, what do I do? I need your help. I’ve been praying for your guidance but […]

“Dear brothers and sisters, if I were still preaching that you must be circumcised- as some say I do- why am I being persecuted? If I were no longer preaching salvation through the cross of Christ, no one would be offended.” Galatians 5:11 Nobody would be offended. The cross is offensive. So those of us […]

This is bigger than me. A sentence I often have to say to myself from time to time when nothing is clear, my patience has run up, and I’m done with the day. My circumstances in life will never be predictable. If anything, the only consistent part of life, are the innumerable inconsistencies. Sound familiar?     […]