“When you get your, 'Who am I?', question right, all of your,'What should I do?' questions tend to take care of themselves” ― Richard Rohr, Falling Upward: A Spirituality for the Two Halves of Life Who am I? I am a father, a husband, a son, a friend, a colleague, a minister, an author,… Continue reading WHO AM I?
"For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made (Psalm 139)." How does your life change when you believe this as true. When you can see yourself as wonderfully made, it is as if you put on new eyes… Continue reading You Are Wonderfully Made
This series of posts titled "Inspiring Tunes," highlights inspirational songs that provide a valuable message worth further reflection and consideration. Enjoy! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fXpd1mbeXE8 There is no shortage of thoughtful, inspiring songs by Jennifer Nettles, both as a solo artist and as a member of the hit-making duo Sugarland with Kristin Bush. This 2016 single offers an… Continue reading INSPIRING TUNES: Salvation Works
Where is God? We tend to ask this question in moments of tragedy and loss. Most recently, the terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka on Easter morning. Today, there are civil wars, refugees seeking shelter, persecution because of gender and sexual identity, natural disasters, violence in the name of religion, among many others. Many rest their… Continue reading Where is God?
Jesus rose from the dead 2,000 years ago, celebrated by Christians yesterday and again, next Sunday. The lenten preparation of the past month-and-a-half was an invitation to your own transformation, or rather, resurrection. What has changed over the past six weeks? What died within you that needed to end so you can better live? How… Continue reading Your Resurrection
As Christians journey through the start of Lent, there is a symmetry with the 40 days Jesus spent in the desert as he prepared for the start of his earthly ministry over 2,000 years ago. In this time dedicated to grow in relationship with God, he faces temptations from the Devil. All promises that emphasize… Continue reading THE DESERT OF OUR LIVES
Your dreams are about to come true. Over the next month, you are invited on a journey. This adventure will take you down a road of self-discovery. This time will be one of reflection, growth, and service. Using the principles of Appreciative Inquiry, each week will focus on a different step in the process. Check… Continue reading DREAMS COME TRUE