5 Essentials for a Better Bible Study

Yesterday marked the first completion of reading the Bible through in a year for me. 2019 was a great year of faith building and growth in Christ and I believe this was largely due to a consistent time with God in His Word and in prayer. Here I'm compiling five things that made the most … Continue reading 5 Essentials for a Better Bible Study

Thoughts on 2 Timothy 1:3-4

"I thank God, whom I serve with a pure conscience, as my forefathers did, as without ceasing I remember you in my prayers night and day, greatly desiring to see you, being mindful of your tears, that I may be filled with joy," 2 Timothy 1:3‭-‬4 NKJV A significant amount of the joy and peace … Continue reading Thoughts on 2 Timothy 1:3-4

The Music of Conversation

21 years ago this month I was in a van with seven other people that ended up becoming very dear to me. We traveled for Baptist Bible College in Springfield Missouri on a musical recruiting team. Our travel schedule lasted throughout the school year going to churches on the weekend, and also for 10 weeks … Continue reading The Music of Conversation

How to Apologize like a Boss

While driving my son back from an orthodontist appointment he pointed out a grammatical error on a sign over a feeding center owned and operated by a local church.  The sign says "Fishes 'N' Loaves".  I wonder how many people see that sign and completely discount that church as irrelevant based on nothing else.  For all we … Continue reading How to Apologize like a Boss

3 Steps In Processing Your Past

I heard it said while watching Disney's Meet the Robinson's a few years back.  It's a great movie with a quirky but lovable family, an antagonist you'll love by the end of the movie, and this mantra, "Keep moving forward." I'm a forward thinking person but I also have a deep love for the past.  It's … Continue reading 3 Steps In Processing Your Past