Heather and I were in a local store the other day, and as we were making our way down this one particular aisle, a small child was walking happily along, but with his head turned to the side. He was on a crash course with me. Whether you’re a parent or not, you’ve seen this […]Read more "Watch Where You’re Going"
As I look back on my life, I can see how I tried to shift the blame or point the finger at someone or something else. I see it in my kids sometimes, how they are quick to blame the other person for their own wrong doing instead of owning up to it. “Well she […]Read more "Shifting Blame"
I’m grateful that our God works in the midst of, and despite the mess of our lives. Do you have a spotless, blameless, and clean background and history? Yeah, neither do I. In our current study of the Song of Solomon and ‘The Adventure’ series, you might get the idea or impression that God only […]Read more "He Works in the Mess"
From Craig Swanson… You Will Be Graded On This Test In my last blog (Saving Faith) I discussed what differentiates saving faith and non-saving faith. Now I want to explore how to determine if your faith is a saving faith. Paul tells us in 2 Corinthians 13:5, “Test yourselves to see if you are in […]Read more "Examine Yourself"
From Kevin Funk… Some of you who are reading this may already know that I have a sinkhole in my backyard. For those who don’t, I have a sinkhole in my backyard. Now don’t worry, the opening is only about 3′ by 5′ and about 10′ deep. However, it is pretty close to our foundation. […]Read more "Sinkholes"
“There were some present at that very time who told him about the Galileans whose blood Pilate had mingled with their sacrifices. 2 And he answered them, “Do you think that these Galileans were worse sinners than all the other Galileans, because they suffered in this way? 3 No, I tell you; but unless you repent, you will all likewise perish. 4 Or those […]Read more "Sin, Sorrow, and Repentance"