I was babysitting for a friend, a single mother, she had a doctor’s appointment of some sort. I’ve known her little boy for years, and he holds a very special place in my heart. I love getting to spend time with him, and he loves… video games. I’m smart enough to know that in the brief 3 hours I have to engage with him, to perhaps–by the grace of God–show him just a glimpse of … [Read more...] about Dragonball Z Taught Me an Important Lesson
The other day in church we talked a little bit about Hannah. If you don’t know who Hannah is check out 1 Samuel 1. (I went to all the effort of pasting it here so read it!) … [Read more...] about I Don’t Like God’s Timing. I Like My Timing.
Ok, so maybe not sucking is a bit of low bar. These are my current favorite albums by Christians. I worded that carefully, these aren't all worship albums, nor are the lyrics all overtly Christian. There is a spectrum here ranging from stuff you might sing on Sunday morning to stuff that you would listen to in the car on Tuesday afternoon. It is important to note that these … [Read more...] about A Dozen Albums by Christians that Don’t Suck
I don't trust God. That’s not some click-baity headline. Unfortunately... Stuff keeps happening, and over and over God proves to me that I don’t know how good he is or trust that he is in control. … [Read more...] about I Don’t Trust God
A few days ago while I was at work a lady came in with a small piece of paper that she wanted copied. It said parking violation across the top, had a space to fill in a license plate number, make, model, color, and other normal ticket type information. At first I just figured it was some sort of private organization like a mall or shopping center that was handing out … [Read more...] about Lessons From A Crazy Lady
Have you ever read Joshua? It starts out pretty cool. Joshua has just taken over from Moses as the dude leading this massive group of people, and FINALLY, after 40 years of wandering they are moving into this land that they have been promised by God. The book of Joshua goes on to describe the conquest of God’s people through this promised land. Here, after 40 years, there is … [Read more...] about Learning From the Boring Bits