I’ve been in a slump lately. Upon finally sitting still, with the intention of talking to God, it became very clear that I didn’t really want to. I haven’t wanted to worship or pray really either. It feels like…apathy. An indifference. Jesus said he would spit out the luke warm water. (Rev. 3:15-17) I certainly […]Read more "Slow Joy"
I think this is the place where I’ve failed in the past, stopped following the trail, lost my faith, quit, whatever you wanna call it. This place is when you see the bank account get really low, REALLY low y’all. Getting to zero is a whole different kind of faith. I’ve been here before, but […]Read more "What Comes from Believing"
“The only thing that counts is faith expressing itself through love.” (Galatians 5:6) The church is not a building made of bricks and wood. We are the Church. We do not need a mere building. We need each other. When we come together we become the building. More than programs and classrooms we need fathers […]Read more "Love: a verb"
I don’t know. I can only share what I’ve experienced. Last week God really brought the message home, reminding me how important it is to abide, thus seek Him daily. That seeking serves me the best when it is at the beginning of my day. It sets the tone for the whole day, sets the […]Read more "Why is Joy so Important?"
It’s Thursday as I’m writing this. Monday was a pretty incredible day for me. The new company I’m with co-sponsored an event with a local Business Ministry. The event was led by Andy Mason out of Bethel, duly titled Heaven in Business. This isn’t about that event, but it was during that event that I […]Read more "The Age of the Spirit"
I think maybe the culinary world already figured it out. So many of the best recipes take hours and hours to complete. Beef bourguignon stews for hours. Award winning BBQ smokes and grills for almost an entire day. Low and Slow: to cook at low temperatures over long periods of time. I have this cookbook […]Read more "Low and Slow"
Often times we find ourselves, myself included, in a place of frustration and stress. We worry about the bills. We worry about work. We worry about school, about our parents, our friends. We worry about what other people think about us. We worry about projects, jobs and our dreams. Will they ever come true? One […]Read more "Working Harder Isn’t the Answer"