This is probably one of the rawest and real things I’ve ever written. When I write, it’s normally from a place of overflowing and abundance. This post, however, is a place of emotional reflection and honest struggle. 2017 is drawing to a close. It’s that time of year where I start reflecting on what has … More The Process of Pruning
We live in a world where love means desiring, demanding, and then ditching at the first signs of difficulty. No wonder our kids are confused, and we have millions of adults wandering around aimlessly looking for the next thing that “feels like love”. Our movies, music and newsstands are full of picture perfect romances, only … More True Love
Have you ever dealt with someone and think you can anticipate what they are going to say, do or think? I have to confess that I am totally guilty of this. Some of the ways I do this are comical, such as I assume because I can remember the exact outfit I was wearing the … More Who Do You Treat God Like?
Here we are at the final day with Nehemiah. Endings are always bittersweet, as we toss between sadness at the finality and the ability to look back at what God has done. The uniqueness of this story, and really any story in the Bible, is with God, the story is never truly over. We are … More Nehemiah – God’s Not Done
What an amazing week in Chapters 9 & 10! I’m so enjoying this study Did you notice the timeline between Chapters 8, 9 & 10? If you remember from Chapter 8, they gathered together on the first day of the seventh month to hear Ezra read the Mosaic Law. Now in Chapters 9 & 10 … More Nehemiah – Getting Stuck in the In-Between
Welcome to Week 4: Revival This week we moved into the second half of the Book of Nehemiah. The first six chapters are really focused on the rebuilding of the walls of Jerusalem, while the last seven chapters deal with the re-instruction of the people of God. Nehemiah’s great task is completed, for the moment. … More Nehemiah – Revival
Welcome to Week 3 – Resolving the Conflict Within After college, I moved in with a very good friend of mine and we lived together for a couple of years. She decided to move, so I ended up living with two girls who I didn’t know very well. I enjoyed living there with these girls. … More Nehemiah – Resolving the Conflict Within