Tag Archives: God

Is Following Complicated?

Sometimes we make things difficult that are actually straight forward.  Have you ever put together a tent?  I have seen people spend what seemed like hours in a jumbled up mess.  Then, suddenly, they looked at the directions in a … Continue reading

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Touching the Throne of God

Have you ever thought about what it would be like to just say, all the time and without stopping, “Holy, holy, holy is the Lord God Almighty, who was, and is, and is to come”? Does it strike you as fun? Does it scratch your back? Does it fulfill your felt needs? I suspect that the answer to those questions is, “No.” So, why do the four living creatures do it? What compels them to do that? What compels them to say that phrase over and over and to never stop doing it? Good question. Continue reading

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At Calvary – Ep 8– Discipline in the Family

Discipline. There are certainly many types. However, when it comes to parents disciplining their children it is important for us to get it right. What is parental discipline? Is it punishment for bad behavior? Isn’t it something more? Continue reading

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At Calvary – Ep 3 – Putting the Pieces Together

God is straightforward but never simple. When we are studying who God is we have to put the pieces together. We talk about that, snow, and what kids ask about God!

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Return to Simply Adoring God

When we talk about why we are on the earth, the answers are usually us centered.  We speak of finding fulfillment and purpose.  We speak of God having a wonderful plan for our lives.  Can you imagine doing that with … Continue reading

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Getting Back to Love

I challenged my church this week to think long about how God has loved them. The goal? That we might respond the way the Bible writers respond when they are thinking about the love of God. I thought that it … Continue reading

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The Unexpected Power of Thankfulness

There are things which are deceptively powerful. Those tiny air fresheners for cars are not for everyone. For most of my family, they are just too powerful for us to enjoy the scent. Yet, you can’t deny their affect! In … Continue reading

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