Giving Thanks and Other Essentials
Thanksgiving is an essential. The problem is, we don’t think of it as an essential. We think it’s important. We think it’s nice. Too often though, we act as if gratitude is an add-on rather than an essential. Consider this sobering comment from God’s man, Paul: For even though they knew God, they did not…
Jesus is my Enough
When was the last time you heard people sing with abandon about Jesus? I have two events every year when I am surrounded by people who are doing that. The first is my pastors’ conference in February. The second is camp. Being a part of a group like that reminds me of how precious our…
Thinking deeply as We Head to the Cross
For us, many things happen by accident. We have flat tires that make us late for work. We have trees that lose branches and knock out windows. We forget our keys, have to call our family, and are late for an appointment. Yet, in the life of our Lord Jesus, the cross was no accident.
Thoughts from Vacation
Psalm 19:1 The heavens are telling of the glory of God; And their expanse is declaring the work of His hands. 2 Day to day pours forth speech, And night to night reveals knowledge. Psalm 139: 7 Where can I go from Your Spirit? Or where can I flee from Your presence? 8 If I…