Tag Archives: the Word of God

Priming the Pump

Finished up Colossians 2 this morning. Re-running some thoughts on this passage from 5 years ago . . . How is it that two people can be sitting in the same pew (or row of chairs) . . . on … Continue reading

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Rab Shalom

“How’s your heart?” It’s a question my girls regularly ask me, and each other, these days. “I can see how you’re doing life on the outside,” they’re saying, “but what’s the state of affairs on the inside?” Truth be told, … Continue reading

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The Bereans

In the circles I traveled as a young believer they were lifted up as the gold standard for sermon follow-up. Though their time in Scripture’s spotlight was pretty brief, they’ve had a long lasting impact when it comes to being … Continue reading

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The Active Agency of Abiding

In John 15 Jesus said it was the secret sauce of prayer. He said it was also the key to bearing fruit. In fact, He said, do it and you’ll bear much fruit. Don’t do it and you won’t be … Continue reading

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Buy Truth

Last night I worked on some budgeting with one of my girls. She and I sat together in front of a computer screen and an open spreadsheet–me typing, she telling me what to type as she looked on via FaceTime … Continue reading

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The Glory To Be Revealed

In about 16 hours it will be exactly five years ago that life took an unimagined turn for Sue and I. Five years. Sounds like a long time ago, but in many ways it doesn’t feel that way. To be … Continue reading

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Firm Faith, Firm Footing

Insurmountable opposition is the great equalizer. Doesn’t matter if you are top of the food chain or bottom of the pile, when you are out numbered, you are out numbered. When “the 800 pound gorilla in the room” is actually … Continue reading

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