I’m excited about this opportunity for a number of reasons, but primarily because it gives me the chance to talk with readers (both new readers and old) in an interactive forum. These classes are designed not only to give readers access to authors, but to facilitate a deeper dive into material that is potentially transformational.
Simply put, it’s impossible to know everyone in this church as well as we’d like to – but we’re willing to give it a try, and the intimacy of a shared meal is one of the best ways we know to invest ourselves in these beautiful lives. Continue reading Exciting bucket lists and beautiful people
…our dogma must always be in question, because our knowing is always incomplete. So long as we are open to growing, and always approaching the scriptures with humility, and so long as we are intentionally pursuing a closer walk with Jesus, then we will consistently be amazed. Continue reading when God’s idea of what we need isn’t exactly ours!
ou’ll notice today’s feature image is of our home; it’s the physical equivalent of what I hope to teach through this blog – a beacon of light pointing to life and grace and promise. This little house, nestled in the woods at the end of a cul-de-sac, is the retreat center and sanctuary where Rebekah and I are equipped to live “the life that is truly life” in a practical sense from day to day. Continue reading stop at this post if you could use some life and encouragement…
there is no point in meditation if it doesn’t bring us any closer to the heart of God, and spur us to practice more love for God’s children, love applied with all the prayer and enthusiasm that we can muster. Continue reading You will be known as “Restorer of Homes” – God
Every part of who I am is influenced by others: their work, their creativity, their journey; I could write a fairly lengthy book just peeling back the layers. Continue reading my utmost for his highest – who influences who you are becoming?
God is spirit, and his worshipers must worship in the Spirit and in truth.” – John 4:24 Today’s post is posing a challenge. I want to communicate how I felt in worship Sunday morning, but the problem with spiritual awareness is how to express it without sounding clichéd or trite. First, being in a room full with people, singing praise to God, is in itself an emotional … Continue reading In spirit and in truth – meeting God in worship at Wake Forest Presbyterian Church
Life for us has been a little – shall we say – “high engagement” lately. It’s certainly past time for a few long deep breaths and slow hikes. Continue reading This week’s top photos (all new)
As a living testimony, we are certainly more grace than works. But that’s okay, because we want our lives to tell the good news story honestly. Continue reading “More Max than Michelangelo” – immeasurably more than all we could ask or imagine
I’m sure some golf fundamentalist with a legalistic heart would happily argue the point in favor of strict and unwavering adherence to the letter of the law. To which I say, Good luck with that. Continue reading Golf, Grace, & Fundamentalism