The Dude Abides Day 4: Discernment

We've all had some dude give us bad advise a time or two. My wife and I were and youth ministry for 10 years and one thing I'd heard from a friend of mine got repeated many times over to my students. "Show me your friends and I'll show you your future." I'd love to … Continue reading The Dude Abides Day 4: Discernment

The Dude Abides – Day 2: The Abyss

Day 2: Abyss Watching: Staring into the pain of others “As he approached Jerusalem and saw the city, he wept over it...” Luke 19:41 One of God’s fascinating attributes is what theologians call immutability, which means that He is never overtaken by His emotions.  He is in control, not only of the universe, but also … Continue reading The Dude Abides – Day 2: The Abyss

The Dude Abides: Day 1 ~ Follow Me

“Go therefore and make disciples of all nations... and I will be with you, always, even to the end of the age” Matthew 28:19a-20b   These last recorded statements of Jesus make it plain and obvious what God’s agenda is for the church is until Christ returns.  An abiding dude’s due diligence is to be … Continue reading The Dude Abides: Day 1 ~ Follow Me

I Know What You’ll Do This Summer

There's nothing quite like summer, is there? You may choose to spend your time repeating the same past time over a dozen times, or maybe you like a little variety. If you struggle with finding things to do this summer, with your family, or by yourself, this list is sure to please a plethora of … Continue reading I Know What You’ll Do This Summer

Lewis and Spurgeon

I love the writings of C.S. Lewis and C.H. Spurgeon. They have labored in the mines of my devotion towards Christ. They were preachers, similar thinkers, and both loyal to the Queen, but with different kinds of pulpits. The difference is that Lewis makes me want make someone a cappuccino, have a good cry together … Continue reading Lewis and Spurgeon