When Jumping Off The Ledge

Have you ever felt resolved and confident – but terrified at the same time? Take New Years for example — a lot of people make “resolutions” for the coming year. I too have made many resolutions in my short 30 years — and in the …

How Sex Impacts Worship

What we do with our bodies matters to God. In fact, we learn from the Word that what we do with our physical bodies has a big impact on our spiritual worship.

Worship Is A Cake

We recently realized that worship is a lot like a cake. The question is, are you only eating the icing?

Easy But Deadly

What if you were on a raft in the middle of the ocean? I just watched a movie about Olympian Louis Zamperini called “Unbroken.” After an accidental plane crash Louis found himself stranded on a raft in the middle of the ocean with two other …

How To Pray When You Need God’s Help

We all go through hard season. Hard times when we could really use wisdom and help from the Lord. In the midst of my own trails, James has been encouraging me to pray in this way. Hope it encourages you as well in the midst …

The Thing That Changed My Worship

Hey friends, over and over again this has transformed and enriched my experience in worship. Thankful for Jesus – Hosanna! The God who saves us! And I’m excited to share this Weekly Word with you. Would love to hear in the comments below — what …

Distracted By The Spirit of God

I’ve laughed at/cried over myself a lot this week. I get up in the mornings to spend time with the Lord and do my best to “steer the ship.” I tend think that I have a pretty good idea of what God wants to talk …

The Wisdom of Upsetting People

Friends, let me just tell you that I am a bona-fide people pleaser. Jonathan talked about Enneagram in our last blog post and my number is called “the Peacemaker.” My number one strength on StrengthsFinder is “Harmonizing.” When healthy, I know that there are benefits …

The Paradigm of Sick People

The Pharisees thought they were something because they prayed a lot and knew a whole lot about God’s Word. But they were the bad guys, right? So why should we seek to be diligent in things like prayer and Bible-reading? A while back, I learned …