Daily – February 20, 2016


February 20, 2016   “To tell the truth in love means to tell it with concern not only for the truth that is being told but with concern for the people it is being told to.” – Frederich Buechner, “Telling the Truth”   What is...

Daily – February 19, 2016


February 19, 2016 I think at some point we got confused about altars and idols. Historically speaking, idols were attributed with powers, characteristics or abilities that belong to God alone and moreso than the attributions, they were treated as divine. They were prayed to (at...

A Prayer for the Struggle


A Prayer for the Struggle   Father, Forgive us when we cease to wrestle. Forgive us when we are too tired to go on. Forgive us when we quit, when we give in to frustration, when we walk away. For when we walk away from...

Daily – February 17, 2016


February 17, 2016 I get to worship, share and serve with an incredible group of people for the next few days. These are dedicated people, builders and molders of good things in our church. They each have a heart for being disciples and making disciples,...

Daily – February 16, 2016


“Identity is never simply a creation.  It is always a discovery.  True identity is always a gift of God… God created you in uniqueness and seeks to restore you to that uniqueness in Christ.” David G. Benner – “The Gift of Being Yourself” The idea...

Daily – February 15, 2016


February 15, 2016 A Journal Entry from almost a year ago…   “Another week goes by and I haven’t moved forward with [a personal discipleship project.] I haven’t written anything. I’ve struggled to find time for God. “I have no anchors. There are no consistent...

Daily – February 14, 2016 – A Prayer for Valentine’s Day


February 14, 2016 – A Prayer for Valentine’s Day   Father, Let your love guide our love. Let your affection for us be our affection for one another. Let your compassion for the lost, broken, hurting and lonely be shown to them through us. Let...

Daily – February 13, 2016


February 13, 2016   Christ has No body on earth now but yours; No hands but yours; No feet but yours; Yours are the eyes Through which is to look out Christ’s compassion to the world; Yours are the feet With which he is to...

Daily – February 12, 2016


February 12, 2016 It’s the busiest days that take the most out of me. That seems like a rather obvious thing to say. The full days fly by, and at the end of them I am the most empty, the most tired and usually the...

Daily – Feburary 11, 2016


February 11, 2016   “We come to know God best not by looking at God exclusively, but by looking at God and then looking at ourselves—then looking at God, and then again looking at ourselves. This is also the way we best come to know...