“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” Mark Twain
“Do you want to be strong in God’s grace and power? Make peace with the pain God sends your way. Recognize it as a springboard for growth and a platform for greater effectiveness. You’ll need it. God has much more in store for you.” Samuel Chand
“Worry causes brain damage.” Those words struck deep when I heard them as I listened to a teaching from Dr. Caroline Leaf. Dr. Leaf is cognitive neuroscientist with a PhD in Communication Pathology specializing in Neuropsychology. Even more importantly, she loves Jesus and studying the way He created the human body, specifically the mind. Her professional study has shown the […]
“Preaching which secures God’s end in preaching must be born of prayer from text to exordium, delivered with the enemy and spirit of prayer, followed and made to germinate, and kept in vital force in the hearts of the hearers by the preacher’s prayers, long after the occasion has past.” E.M. Bounds Power Through Prayer
I really enjoy gardening. I never thought that I would enjoy it as much as I do because as a kid my dad would ask me if I wanted to help him around the yard and I would run the other direction. There are so many Biblical insights that come to me as I am gardening. A very basic principle […]
The Reality of Pain Pain is a reality that we all face in this world. There are many sources and faces to pain. The list is endless: loss of life, circumstances beyond our control, financial hardship, family tensions and hidden sins. Pain is an equal opportunity issue that finds everyone eventually and some of us many times over. I’ve been […]
There are a number of milestones that we celebrate with our children. We celebrate when they are potty-trained, when they can buckle themselves into their car seats, and especially when they learn how to walk. Walking seems like such an easy idea. It is just simply putting one foot in front of the other and heading a certain direction. Children […]
Over the years I have loved seeking to know the God I serve. There is no higher pursuit or study than that of the person of God. Just sharing some thoughts and revelations from my own life on this topic.
In the day and age that we live in it is easy to think even in our Christian walk that “knowing ourselves” is the most central thing to life. However, the bible would state otherwise and the pursuit of “knowing Him” sets all things that are out of joint in our lives back correctly.
Sharing some revelation that I received from the Lord from a message that I recently preached at City Central, Tacoma WA and our need to have a biblical understand of the reality of heaven.