So that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything!

Squandering Grace. What Has God Purposed In Your Life?

Have you Squandered God’s grace in your life? Eph 2:8-10 For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God— not by works, so that no one can boast. For we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which […]

Pray Until You Can Pray

Prayer is NOT Easy! Prayer is not easy… there I said it!  Recently I had been really struggled with my prayer life until something very cool happened.  Actually what happened first was that I was really out of shape and needed to get back on track.  Since going to the gym gives me the creeps, […]

Stop Making Decisions!

Is decision making ruining your life? Are some people just born with an innate ability to make the right decisions at the right times under pressure?  Personally, I have always felt fairly confident in the decision making department when it comes to immediate and less intensively important decisions (like what route I should take to […]

4 Keys to Healthy Family Dynamics, Part 3. Obedience

OBEDIENCE: Children… OBEY Eph. 6:1-3 “Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. 2 “Honor your father and mother”—which is the first commandment with a promise— 3 “so that it may go well with you and that you may enjoy long life on the earth.” Healthy family dynamics are not only the responsibility of […]

What’s On Your Mind?

We are what’s on our minds So what’s on your mind these days?  What fills your thoughts and occupies space in your brain cave?  This has been a very important question I’ve had to ask myself lately.  You see, lately what has occupied space in my mind has been things like: fear, doubt, shame, a […]

My Goal for an Imbalanced Life: Part 2

Ok, so we have looked at the myth of a balanced life in Part I of this blog.  Instead of pursuing balance I have decided to pursue my priorities and keep them.  It is God aligned priorities and making room for them that will make the biggest impact on our daily life and relationships.  If […]

Ouch That Hurts! How & Why God Helps Us Grow Spiritually

God’s Loving Pruning For Our Growth John 15 “I am the true vine, and my Father is the gardener. He cuts off every branch in me that bears no fruit, while every branch that does bear fruit he prunes so that it will be even more fruitful.” I really can’t stand gardening! Which is really […]

Delight In Your Weaknesses

Weakness is My Friend! 2 Cor. 12:10 That is why, for Christ’s sake, I delight in weaknesses, in insults, in hardships, in persecutions, in difficulties. For when I am weak, then I am strong. I have become increasingly more aware of my weaknesses these days.  Maybe that’s wisdom with age, or the steady and regular […]

The Circle of Life

Simba Will Grow and Surpass Me! Two days ago marked a moment in time for me that I will (hopefully) not soon forget.  I took my oldest son, Kaden (6), to get a real set of golf clubs.  I LOVE golf but did not start playing until my freshman year of high school – after […]