Sending Your Kids Off To The Mission Field – A Different Way to Look At It

Kids growing up – it’s so encouraging, and yet so hard.  We just dropped off Kenna, who is now gone for a week – she’s working the mission field; staying at a stranger’s house (at least to her mom and I) and working long hours sharing Christ’s love to kids. As a parent, it’s both […]

Why Reading The Bible is So Important

Reasons to spend time with God and how to get past your excuses

Do you struggle with reading God’s Word? I did too. Come with me as I explore many different excuses we use, and why God’s Word is so important; every day. Reading the Bible every day isn’t something Christians just do automatically. It’s a discipline, and in a way, our safety measure. However, this important action […]

Like A Chess Board

You are probably like most of us and just plain dead sick of this world and how much farther and farther away it’s growing from Christ. Well, you aren’t alone in this at all. I’m only eleven (don’t know half of what’s going on in this world) and am already pretty disgusted (and I’m not disgusted easily).

Nobody’s Perfect

Have you ever heard some one say, “Oops, oh well, nobody’s perfect?” This usually follows some kind of accident or mistake. It’s a good excuse, right? After all, no one is perfect. Yet Jesus said, “You are to be perfect as your Father in heaven is perfect” (Mt 5:48). What does this mean? We all […]

How Do I Know God Better? A List of Ways To Know Who God Is.

Who is God? People come to be aware of God in many ways; but how do you really know God better? There is a difference between merely being aware of God and knowing Him. God promises us that if you seek Him, you will find Him. So, if you truly want to know your Creator, […]

Bible Verses for Dealing with Anxiety and Fear – My Journey

Just over three years ago, my life changed dramatically. Up until that time, I was unaware that stress and anxiety were boiling inside of me. I was one of “those guys” that didn’t believe I could be affected by anxiety. I thought I was too tough or strong for something like anxiety. I never saw […]

Righteous Anger and Suffering, A Lesson Learned the Hard Way

I stumbled hard over the last two months.  Consider this my confession. Ever burn with anger and frustration at the injustice of something or someone?  It’s a feeling that I have become very familiar with over the last 8 weeks or so.  I had gotten to the point of being so frustrated that the situation […]