When a song gets in your head – sometimes you just need to follow it down some trails. And once down those trails, sometimes, you find that you are challenged and comforted. Continue reading The Hands of God…
I’ve been thinking about the mundane a lot. You know, those activities we do where there isn’t a high or low… it just is. Those things we do every week that seem boring, unchallenging, and have this feeling of being devoid of God. But are they? Is God really outside of those events, activities, and parts of our lives? Things like laundry, dishes, bathing, cleaning … Continue reading God…and the Mundane
We are called to be our “Brothers’s Keeper” and yet how often do we, as brothers and sisters, actually do more harm than good? A LOT. Why? Because WE get in the way of GOD’S Word. Continue reading Using God’s Word to Correct and NOT Harm
The beginning of Lent, and all during it, we are able to focus on the cross and the death of Christ. And while many of us want to run to Easter morning let us pause and take time at the grave. Continue reading Sitting At the Grave
Each morning I spend time reading scripture and this morning 4 simple verses popped out at me. Many of the Samaritans from that town believed in him because of the woman’s testimony, “He told me everything I ever did.” So when the Samaritans came to him, they urged him to stay with them, and he stayed two days. And because of his words many more … Continue reading Divisions Smavisions!
Outside of being a minister and writing my own meandering thoughts sometimes I also carve out a little time to write for a branch of the denomination that I serve (Christian Reformed Church) called “FamilyFire.” Their goal is to provide blogs and thoughts from a Christian worldview. The hope is that we all realize we struggle and we all need help. They have wonderful stuff … Continue reading FamilyFire: Confronting My Fears
Body issues? Welcome to the club…it’s a BIG club regardless of what people say! But let’s stop listening to others…(and even ourselves) and start listening to God. Continue reading FamilyFire: Object in mirror…