Archive for August, 2017

4 Ways to Be Still and Know that I Am God

August 28, 2017

Inside: “Be still, and know that I am God.” Do you long to feel that type of deep and lasting peace? If we’re honest, we have trouble living out this concept. We hardly ever live sold out that God is God and we are not. Discover 4 ways to be still and know that I… read more »

Thirsty and Worn? The Best Way to Energize Your Soul

August 21, 2017

Inside: Ever feel worn out inside your very being, thirsty for more in your life? You know what I mean: those days when God seems far away and your purpose feels lost. On those days, where can you turn to energize your soul? Several years ago, I started running. This began with a 3K “jog with… read more »

Storm Brewing? When You Need to Know God Is Our Refuge

August 14, 2017

Inside: When you need to know that God is our refuge. What storm is brewing in the distance? What ground in your life is dropping out from under your feet, no longer solid and firm? Is it pouring rain where you are? God has something to offer you! Our family kayak trip had been scenic and refreshing,… read more »

Racism Is Not OK: Where Do We Start?

August 13, 2017

Not one to watch the news much anymore, I learned about the events in Charlottesville, Virginia, while scrolling through Facebook. It took me a few moments to grasp the enormity and the reality of the situation. I felt like I was seeing pictures from history books of conflicts long resolved. Not so. What is replaying,… read more »

Why I Love the Beautiful, Messed-Up Local Church

August 7, 2017

Inside: Have you been disillusioned, hurt, or put off by the local church? It certainly is messed up. Consider these reasons to give it another chance. Photo by Priscilla Du Preez on Unsplash We start singing the first song, voices raised, hearts settling, some of us still finding our seats. To my left, a young mom kindly eyes… read more »

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