“I’m fine,” we politely lie hoping our childhood scars stay hidden. But, the body keeps the score. Let’s offer encouragement instead of judgment to people in pain. Let’s welcome people who need help because it is what God does for us. Each of us… Continue Reading “The Body Keeps the Score”
“The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse” gives comfort to thousands struggling with everything from job loss to cancer. See how this bestselling book mirrors the strength, encouragement and consolation that are always near with God.
Need a new you? James Clear says a 1% change in what you’re doing now can be huge. Helpful little habits are the building blocks of a new identity. Watch the video to find out how atomic habits can change your world.
Hitting a bunch of green lights all in a row is #919 on the list of awesome things. It’s like having things go your way in life. But everybody hits a red light now and then and it’s way worse when they’re self-inflicted. It’s… Continue Reading “Green Lights”
There are a lot of elements in our lives we don’t choose or control. Somebody else sets the rules you must follow. Maybe it’s time to break some rules.
Jesus is risen indeed, but what do we do now? We are Easter people. We are called to push down fear and love our neighbors. A Christ follower overcomes the divide, crawls out from behind the bunker and welcomes the lost, afraid, and hopeless. We… Continue Reading “What now?”
Worship is our response to God’s love. You can’t fake it — you have to feel it. Have you ever noticed how many churches expect NO displays of joy in worship? I’m not talking about fake “hallelujahs” or empty “praise Gods.” I mean real… Continue Reading “Worship and Celebration”
I once thought exactly like a lot of people do. I thought church was boring, I thought theBible was dull, and I thought being a Christian was ho-hum. But then I discovered scholars who made sense of these things. I discovered people with deep… Continue Reading “Fasting and Study”
Who guides you through life? It’s not that God is too busy. Maybe we just don’t listen unless the decision feels too tough to make alone. If we are rationalizing our behaviors that are clearly contrary to God then we are NOT hearing the… Continue Reading “Confession and Guidance”
Selfishness is the soul-killer today. Does pride keep you from seeing the hurt and need all around you? The obsession to demand that things go the way we want them to go is one of the greatest bondages in human society. People need a… Continue Reading “Submission and Service”