"We are punished justly, for we are getting what our deeds deserve. But this man has done nothing wrong." At noon darkness covered the land. The sun stopped shining. "Father, into your hands I commit my spirit." Then the breath that would change the world. Death. "Surely this man was the Son of God." "You … Continue reading Not my own.
Preface: The main concept of this I got from Brian Brown. Want him to get proper credit even if he got it from somewhere else. The idea of it was just so appropriate for where our Middle School kids were at. So I took it and went with it. I'll apologize later haha 🙂 Hey … Continue reading Get out of the boat. (Wyldlife talk)
There were three words that changed my life forever. Three words that scared me. Three words that made me cry. Three words that brought me joy. Three words that brought me peace. Three words that brought me truth. Three words that brought me life. On the back of my car there is a very faded … Continue reading My Bloody Valentine.
Hey guys, hope everyone had a good round of Holidays. Christmas, New Year’s maybe some of ya’ll got to go out of town and visit family or just see some neat places. Well over winter break I went down to South Florida for one of my good friend’s wedding. It was tons of fun but … Continue reading Static and the Prodigal Son (Wyldlife Talk)
To be quite honest I'm laughing at the title for this post. Because to suggest that I even closely have the exact answer to this makes me giggle. So to save some GASPS I will now provide comfort in saying that all I'm going to do here is post scripture. Because to make it quite … Continue reading How to be a Christian.
In many situations I have been in lately I have run into the very common statement of "just be yourself." And that statement has been for some reason just stabbing at my gut. This flinch that I feel from within. The statement started really bothering me. The natural question I had to ask was "Why?". … Continue reading Don’t “Just be yourself.”
Today is Friday, December 16th, 2011. This is the last day of the fall semester. For me this has been perhaps the best semester I've ever had. It was also my last at TCC. But what specifically was different about this semester than all the ones prior? In August I wrote a post titled "All … Continue reading You are a walking Gospel.
It's not about presents, but presence. "And there were shepherds living out in the fields nearby, keeping watch over their flocks at night. An angel of the Lord appeared to them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were terrified. But the angel said to them, "Do not … Continue reading Love came down. (A baby’s story.)
God does not distance himself from us. We choose our distance. This entire summer I have had this calling to go all in. To completely give everything up to God. To make that be what my life is completely about. To do ministry 24/7. To be a glowing image of Christ. Wouldn't you know it … Continue reading All in.