Category: faith

soapbox words on men and church

But don’t just listen to God’s word. You must do what it says. Otherwise, you are only fooling yourselves. For if you listen to the word and don’t obey, it is like glancing at your face in a mirror. You see yourself, walk away, and forget what you look like. But if you look carefully into the perfect…

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let it rain

Rain = Life The story of these past few days here in North Carolina has been one of rain, clouds, rain, and more rain. We need it; when it’s too dry we worry we’ll never see it again; it’s one of the essential necessities for the presence of life; yet we complain when we don’t get it on…

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ancient words, and gospel truth

Words Your word is a lamp to guide my feet     and a light for my path. – Psalm 119:105 This morning I’ve been thinking about words, both ancient words and today’s words too. That’s not really surprising, considering my profession. But the thing is, words don’t belong to writers alone; we don’t own a specialized…

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good grief #beatitudes

We all agreed that it is only through acknowledging our pain, making ourselves vulnerable, and opening up those tender places both to God and to people who love us, that we are able to begin to engage the healing touch of God in a way that is transformational.

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