Does it ever feel like events or circumstances in your life are just random fragments with you as the only thing they have in common? And then on closer inspection, a connection begins to come into focus between seemingly happenstance events. How… Read More

Today I will worship at home. There is nothing better than gathering together with others to give praise to our God! Reading: Psalm 147

Home! That is where I am headed today. There is a level of anticipation and excitement that I can’t quite contain. Even though it is cold and wintry in Indiana and I am leaving behind the sunshine and 80’s of Florida, I… Read More

Comparison kills YOU. It is a cancerous growth that metastasizes from “I don’t have enough.” to “I am not enough.” Slowly we begin to believe that we are a mistake, that we will never be enough. The slide downward is slow and… Read More

Comparison is a lack of regard for others and their journeys. Loving others is impossible if you see the people around you as a threat rather than people with potential. Read: Matthew 22:38-39; Matthew 5:43-47 I have to chuckle a little to… Read More

Comparison is a lack of trust in God’s ability to provide for you and meet your needs. I often look at what is happening around me and wonder if I sidestepped somewhere. After all, it looks like everyone’s life but mine is… Read More

Another opportunity to worship in community. People are scary. I agree. So wherever you are today, embrace life and faith. Meet Jesus on your recliner, in your pew, or at the beach. He is everywhere present. There is no where we can… Read More

Saturday already again! Since I am currently hanging out in the sunny south, I will enjoy the 70 degree weather and maybe make a trip to the beach. What does our day look like? Do you have expectations for what you might… Read More

Reading: Psalm 62:5-8 This is the last day we will read this psalm but there is one more really important principle I want to draw from these verses. In verse 5, I find these words: “for my hope is in him.”  The same concept is repeated in… Read More

Reading: Psalm 62:5-8 I know. I know. This is the same reading as yesterday. Maybe you decided not to read it today for that reason. I encourage you to stop and read it again. Because there’s a chance you are like me… Read More