I’m not one to listen to K-Love all day and this isn’t a post to complain about the small playlists of most Christian radio stations … BUT … there is value of listening to music which helps you focus on God. If you desire to have unbroken communion with God, anything that assists you in … Continue reading Long live Christian music.
Ephesians 6:10-20 (Romans 13:14) Put on the armor of God. Saying no to sin is a daily battle. Some days are skirmishes and others are full out hand to hand combat. Sure, it’s easier to give in and then ask for forgiveness but you lose so much ground in the process. As Christians, we received … Continue reading The Armor of God
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I wish I could take the play button out of this shot but it was a clip from a video I took a few years ago. This was a split second of lightning that lit up the flat black night. Images like this remind me I’ve really lived. I don’t want to look back at … Continue reading Friday Frame: Lightning and the Lightning bug
Your story is as unique to you as a thumbprint. Think of this, not one person who has ever lived has your exact upbringing, education, family dynamic, or experiences. There’s nothing more powerful then to share your own story of transformation. This is a Christian post and I realize that not all of my readers … Continue reading Tuesday Talk with Tim
Nights around here are typically quiet but never silent. Raymore is a southern suburb of Kansas City and is close enough for some spill over light pollution. Last night, really early this morning I should say, I couldn’t sleep. I have a skin condition called inverse psoriasis which makes me want to apply for a … Continue reading Sunday One-Time: Stargazing
John 20:29 “Jesus said, ‘Because you have seen me, you have believed. Blessed are those who have not seen and yet believe.’” We have a special blessing through believing without seeing but most find it hard not to keep looking for a voice or a vision as a boost for faith. I’ve prayed like this, … Continue reading “Just ask Thomas” – The Inferior Gift of Assisted Faith
Judges 13:22, “We’re certainly going to die . . . because we have seen God!” Do we always know what we're asking when we pray? We beg God for showers of blessing but we ask without knowing that black clouds must gather in to bring them. Thank God for this ignorance because we might hesitate … Continue reading God’s “Weird” Way of Answering Our Prayers
“When they saw the courage of Peter and John and realized that they were unschooled, ordinary men, they were astonished and they took note that these men had been with Jesus" (Acts 4:13, NIV). Adapted from Spurgeon’s Morning and Evening, February 11: A Christian should be a striking likeness of Jesus. You have read about … Continue reading “They have been with Jesus.”
“You are to bring into the ark two of all living creatures, male and female, to KEEP them ALIVE with you” ... Pairs of clean and unclean animals, of birds and of all creatures that move along the ground, male and female, came to Noah and entered the ark, as God had commanded Noah" (Genesis … Continue reading “Keep Alive” – Thoughts on the Faith of Noah