So I was at work a couple of weeks ago and I was trimming and pruning some of the pine trees around the yard and as I was in the midst of it I couldn't help but think to myself, "You know, these aren't actually that bad. I don't know why I have to trim […]Read more "Pruning Season"
I wrote the outline of this message on an index card a couple of years ago intending to one day write a sermon on it, and someday I will, but for now I want you to hear it in this moment. No matter what struggle you are coming up against or what pain you are […]Read more "Peaks and Valleys"
So, I went to the dentist yesterday for some teeth cleaning. And it hurt..really bad. You might think I’m being dramatic, but I’ve gone through years of braces, teeth pulls, cavities, and lip numbing so I know pain from the dentist, and I really don’t think any of those things hurt as bad as today […]Read more "Deep Cleaning"
David and Goliath is a familiar story for most everyone; if you don’t know the actual story you have at least heard reference to it in sports or in work–when the tiny one (the one counted out, the weak one) conquers the thing that has always stood in their way. When we think of the […]Read more "Giants Fall"
Man, God is so faithful. I’m not really a big person on new years resolutions, but over the past couple of years I have participated in the #MyOneWord project with my family and a few friends and although I haven’t always been completely committed to it, I have seen so much growth in it. In […]Read more "New Year, Renewed Me"
In the midst of our roller coaster type of lives it’s easy to get “caught up” in the busyness that so easily ensares us all. I know for me personally I get so distracted by being distracted that I distract myself from reality…if that makes any sense. In the season of busyness and especially in a […]Read more "Remember the Call (pt. 2)"
“I’m living for more than just a funeral.” Time is such an odd idea. Like the fact that there is this idea of something called “a minute” and then 60 of those add up to a thing called “an hour” and then 24 of those equal “a day” is just WILD! Who says that these […]Read more "Time"
John 20: 27-29 “Then He said to Thomas, “Put your finger here and observe My hands. Reach out your hand and put it into My side. Don’t be an unbeliever, but a believer.” Thomas responded to Him, “My Lord and my God!” Jesus said, “Because you have seen Me, you have believed. Those who believe […]Read more "Doubt"