There’s nothing like a warm fire If you’ve ever owned a wood stove or a wood-burning fireplace – and I mean the real kind, not the gas log kind – you know how rewarding it is to get a good fire going in one of them. There’s the sound of the roaring fire, the aroma … Continue reading Keep the Fire Fed
From the Inside Out
It is God's nature to work from the inside out.
Filtering Our Heart
Our hearts should be known as much for what they keep out as what they let in.
Better Than Our Past
We do not have to be prisoners to what has gone before.
In Case of Emergency
When we find ourselves in crisis, either self-inflicted or through circumstances not our making, the advice is the same: remember that the God we serve is almighty.
In Genesis 24 we read the account of Abraham’s commission to his eldest servant. We’re told in an earlier passage that Abraham had three hundred eighteen “trained servants, born in his own house” (Genesis 14:14). If his eldest servant is any indication, it’s perhaps better to understand Abraham’s training as “raising,” or “nurturing” because we … Continue reading Stubborn Faith
The Less Said, the Better
We live in an opinion-driven world. Anyone with a social media account can give his/her thoughts and have it heard by thousands, even millions and it doesn’t matter if the opinion is based on fact or fairy tale.
Get up! Learn! Grow!
We are all flawed by sin and prone to failure. We don't have to be defined by our failures.
Be honest. How many of you have actually read a EULA?
For those of you who do not know, a “EULA” is an End-User License Agreement. It’s something that comes with most software. You know that screen that pops up explaining all the legal mumbo-jumbo you’re supposed to read before you use the software? It explains what the software company’s liabilities are, what your liabilities are … Continue reading Be honest. How many of you have actually read a EULA?
Pie Crust Christians
There is no place for hollow, pie crust followers of Christ.