Redeemable Monday

The best solution for your Monday morning problem is a great Sunday!!! Happy Monday, friends! I know Monday mornings get a bad rap sometimes, but I've always believed they are eminently redeemable. Fact is, the best solution for your Monday morning problem is a great Sunday - and yesterday was no exception. My wife, Rebekah - who …

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Monday and the constant imperative to live

God said, “See, I have given you every plant yielding seed that is upon the face of all the earth, and every tree with seed in its fruit; you shall have them for food. And to every beast of the earth, and to every bird of the air, and to everything that creeps on the …

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tripping over Psalm 23 at six in the morning on a Monday

The Lord is my shepherd;     I have all that I need. He lets me rest in green meadows;     he leads me beside peaceful streams.     He renews my strength. He guides me along right paths,     bringing honor to his name. - Psalm 23 Regular readers will be aware of my recurring Monday morning "TGIM" theme. …

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Joining Jesus in the re-creation business

So if anyone is in Christ, there is a new creation: everything old has passed away; see, everything has become new!- 1 Corinthians 5:17 What a wonderful Easter at Wake Forest Presbyterian Church! Sunrise (very chilly!), 9:00 Praise, and then an 11:15 crowd so big that this year we had to move worship from the …

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so many reasons to be grateful (without exception)…

I have learned the secret of being content in any and every situation - Philippians 4:12 ometimes I get a little push back from people who wonder if, maybe, I write too much about how good life is. The danger (and I fully understand the logic behind this) is that I either come across like …

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Mondays Rock! (and why yours should too)

The heavens keep telling the wonders of God, and the skies declare what he has done.  Each day informs the following day; each night announces to the next.  They don’t speak a word, and there is never the sound of a voice.  Yet their message reaches all the earth, and it travels around the world. …

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giving thanks, regardless…

Pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you. (1 Thessalonians 5:17-18) I really can't think of a more appropriate "Monday morning" scripture selection. It's another example of the question I posed last week: "Do you have to go scrambling for some useful scripture …

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