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Mind Your Mind

I wanted to share some quick thoughts about an area of our lives we disregard quite foolishly most of the time: our minds. I say that we disregard our mind because we do very little in our daily lives...

Bless the Lord

This week has been a bit busy so I haven’t really had time to do much work on a blog post. But I did want to share something I learned this week that I thought may be helpful. I...

Modern Idolatry

I think sometimes when we read the Bible and it’s warnings against idolatry we can become a little conceited or arrogant. Because we read things like Exodus 20:4 that says, “You shall not make for yourself a carved image,...

Closet Christianity

“Oh, you’re a Christian? I had no idea.” I remember hearing these words from a friend when I was in high school. We had been classmates for over a year and shared a common group of friends. Yet, she...

Reclaiming Biblical Love

With Valentine’s Day this week I felt like this would be a good time to address this crazy little thing we call love. More importantly, to address how “love” has transformed over the past 10-20 years so that now...

How we all twist the Bible

I know each of us likes to believe that our understanding of the Bible is right. Obviously, if we knew it was wrong we would change! Here’s the problem: we all have holes in our theology and in our...

Are You a Doer or a Hearer?

So last week I spent some time reading through the book of James. If you haven’t read James in a while I suggest you stop reading my blog and go read it. It is a very challenging book and...

The Purpose of Pain

Why me? What did I do to deserve this? Where are you God? I imagine some if not most of us have asked these questions before. Whether it is because we are hurting physically or emotionally, we do not...