LENT: WAR

Every single day there is an unseen, invisible battle brewing all around us. The Enemy sneaks around trying to wear us down, attacking our vulnerabilities. Our dreams. Our passions. Our hopes. Our people. Our everything…body, soul, and mind. His greatest attack against us occurs in our mind, blinding us to the truth that God is for us, masterfully weaving everything together in our lives for His glory and our good. Read more…

Read More

Day 26 – Why Do We Wander?

Paul is begging the Corinthian church to get back on track and to resist the alluring tide of false teaching that so easily sweeps one away.  The Corinthians are being derailed by intellectualism and performance-based Christianity. They were stuck in a comparison trap of “Who’s Who and Who’s Not.” We see Paul’s undeterred affection for…

Read More

DAY 23 – HOW TO ‘TAKE YOUR THOUGHTS CAPTIVE’

Paul says “we take captive every thought to make it obedient to Christ.” But how do we do that? How do we get our thoughts in line with the Word of God?

Read More

4 Ways to Take Charge of Your Day

I’ve always been a runner. From conflict. From fear. From dread. I rather avoid the hard stuff than to go ahead, and dig in.

Read More

It’s not easy

Not everything is perfect.  And I can’t fix it or make it all better. I can’t back up time or have a redo. I am unable to change time. After two dog bites and some serious crankiness, we had to put our dog of 13 1/2 years down. As much as we reason and talk…

Read More

Take your thoughts captive…but how?

Have you ever asked the question, “Lord, why is this happening to me?” “Why does it have to be this way?” “Have you forgotten about me?” “God where are you?” “Do you even care?” Our thoughts can carry us off in a whirlwind. We will quickly sink into our titanic thought life if we are not…

Read More