Reaching Deep

Ever been asked a question that pushes you into the deep? It was an innocent enough question. It just poked me in a tender place. In a class I am taking, the professor asked, Who are your mentors in the faith? Both professors recounted certain family members in their formative years as having a great impact … Continue reading Reaching Deep

Anti-Social Media

As the deer pants for streams of water, so my soul pants for you, my God. My soul thirsts for God, the living God. Where can I go and meet with God (Psalm 42:1-2). When you connect with other believers on social media, you anticipate finding God. When you blog or video about God, you … Continue reading Anti-Social Media

Regular Repentance Part 2

Recently, I have pondered this question: What if you are hurt by another Christian and that person sees/hears no need to repent? You feel deeply hurt, and you see no evidence of true apology or turning away from the behavior. Repentance is a tricky topic. Of course, it is no accident that John the Baptist … Continue reading Regular Repentance Part 2

The Draw to Surrender

Trees in my neighborhood are disappearing. I woke up this morning to see blank space across the street. Yesterday, a large leafy tree guarded the sight of the woman’s house. On my morning walk, I spied another operation on a side street. I was struck by the sadness I felt. These trees were not even … Continue reading The Draw to Surrender