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Are You Losing Your Marbles?

Are You Losing Your Marbles?

936 What do you think that number represents?  Seems like a big number if you are talking dollars, days until that dream vacation, or stairs to reach the top of a sand dune for a lake view. Several months ago, I was shown a large glass jar with 936 marbles in it. ...
Uncomfortable Generosity

Uncomfortable Generosity

Pastor Matthew and I were grabbing lunch yesterday, waiting oh so patiently for our food at Five Guys so we could get to our grueling agenda of devouring a bag of french fries, when a stranger approached our table. “Can I get some advice?” the man says – “I’ll help if...
Giving Up on Giving Up for Lent

Giving Up on Giving Up for Lent

What are you giving up for Lent?  It’s a common enough question to be asked around the start of Lent, the season that leads us up to Easter. It’s been a practice of Christians for a long, long time to give up something for the season of Lent as a kind of...
More Like ‘Little Dumber Boy’

More Like ‘Little Dumber Boy’

Before I start, I want to mention that I don’t hate this song. There’s actually two versions of this that I really like – one by MercyMe, one by Pentatonix. That being said, I really used to hate this song. It’s weird. What the heck does “pa rum pum pum pum” even...
Faith 5 – Talking About God @ Home

Faith 5 – Talking About God @ Home

Care to have some fun, keep your family communicating every night, and grow in your understanding of yourself and God? Try this simple five-step process for the next six weeks and see if it doesn’t help! Here’s how you do it: Whoever is going to bed first in your home...
Memorizing Scripture

Memorizing Scripture

For generations, followers of Jesus have found great benefit to memorizing Scripture – whether whole books or single verses. It’s a beneficial practice for us today as well. There is no “right” set of verses to memorize or no...