Be Strong and Have Courage

Be Strong and Have Courage Honestly, has there ever been a time in our lives that we needed more to hear, “Be strong and courageous!” The last couple of years have been bonkers and it […]

Gratitude

Have you ever made a gratitude list? I have an ongoing gratitude list in the back of one of my journals. I was inspired to start this list after reading the book “One Thousand Gifts” […]

Below the Waterline

It is what is below the surface that sinks the ship. An iceberg can represent our leadership.  The 10% above the water is our skill.  The 90% below the water is our character.  It is […]

The last two years have been so very hard. Don’t Give Up!

I’ve  shared something similar before, but in light of the last two years, I wanted to share again to “Hang in there!”  Life is hard, but God is good! Theodore Roosevelt said, “It is not […]

Living in the Pain of the Gap

Awhile back, in a message, Brian spoke about “living in the pain of the gap”.  This referred to the Kingdom of God where we live in the “already and the not yet”.  God’s Kingdom is […]

Real Time and Clock Time

Time sometimes needs to be converted. There is Chronis, mere chronological time, and there is Kairos, a New Testament Greek word having to do with opportunity, with moments that seem ripe for their intended purposes. […]

Questions for Contemplation

I have found questions help me think through most matters and often a variety of options. Questions can be a great deal of help between the time we see an opportunity or problem, and the […]

Joy

This morning I was thinking about joy. The joy of a new day, a new sunrise. The joy of a kind word and a smile  on a hard day from a stranger. The joy my […]

It’s Time!

Ecclesiastes 3:1 says, there is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under heaven: I think it is time.  Time to jump back into church life and community.  Time to serve.  Time […]

An Excellent podcast

I wanted to take the opportunity to share a podcast I’ve started listening to lately.  It is called Good Faith and is hosted by  David French and Curtis Chang.  I have found them to take […]