Have you ever Skyped someone or sent a video message and found yourself carefully cropping and editing just what you wanted them to see in the picture? Pretty soon someone will invent an app that only shows what’s in the background. Who hasn’t been there? We edit and crop stuff we don’t like about ourselves and try and show a constant smiley face to the world. Well, you’re in good company. Almost everyone’s in a battle to control thoughts and ultimately actions. A blogger on
Maybe the church buildings stuck out to me because, as a person who’s worked in churches for over 33 years, I seem to keep bumping into Jesus outside the church. (I actually bumped into my pastor on the way…so, if you’re reading this…if the shoe fits…) Anyhoo, I read a brief article by New York Times Best Selling Author, Donald Miller, where he’s almost defending his position that during this season in life he’s not tied to one local church. He writes, “I’d say half of the mo
The TV show America’s Got Talent recently had a 93 year old man pull a 5000 lb pickup truck with his teeth. Not to be outdone, I saw another man go for the world record of pulling a Boeing 747 as he walked. (Seriously, where will you ever need a skill like that?) In ancient Greek mythology, Atlas carried the whole world on his shoulders. What’s this fascination we have for hauling around heavy loads?
Finally, after 5 years, I decided to remove the U-Haul trailer hitch fr
Have you ever noticed that God chooses some pretty unlikely characters to do some pretty interesting things? Cheats, liars, murderers. Folks often unqualified, lacking good references and possessing a resume’ we’d probably pass over without blinking. I posted the text you see here to my Facebook wall and oddly had more people pass it on and share it than ANYTHING I’ve ever posted before.
I had people text and email me explaining they had someone who needed to hear it. L