Manic Monday: Focus

1 To You, O LORD, I lift up my soul. 2 O my God, in You I trust, Do not let me be ashamed ; Do not let my enemies exult over me. 3 Indeed, none of those who wait for You will be ashamed ; Those who deal treacherously without cause will be ashamed. […]

Manic Monday: Lovin the military!

Given the justice brought to a certain terrorist who is sleeping among the fishes, this memorial day seems more special. Times of war are always controversial in US history. Hard decisions are called hard decisions for a reason. Sacrifice is called sacrifice for a reason. The military shows us the best of man in the […]

Manic Monday: Enjoying life or idol?

The Bible days all things are lawful, but we’re also to be mastered by nothing. Idols are specifically false gods. Sometimes it isn’t idols but other things in life that distract us from what’s most important. The Bible also teaches us to enjoy life as a gift from God. Life brings many joys and things […]

Manic Monday: Slow times

Kelly and I had the joy of serving in the normally crazy full nursery Sunday. It was quiet. Just a few kids. Scary. We waited for kids to drop from the ceiling and yell SURPRISE, but no such ambush occurred. Quiet and slow times are good. You need them. When I worked at a Buick […]

Manic Monday: One awesome biography

Heb 11:5 By faith Enoch was taken up so that he would not see death; AND HE WAS NOT FOUND BECAUSE GOD TOOK HIM UP; for he obtained the witness that before his being taken up he was pleasing to God. Go for it! (especially on Monday)

Manic Monday: Coffee Woes…

Switching between coffee blends can be a traumatic experience. Recently Kelly and I enjoyed Starbucks 40th Anniversary blend. Great stuff! This week we had to switch to a normal non Starbucks blend we drink. It tastes weaker and not as robust as the previous blend. It lacked the spice, kick and sheer joy of the […]

Manic Monday: My Social Media rules of thumbs

How do I engage in social media? My rule of thumb is be discerning and intentional. Everyone engages differently, and that is a cool aspect of it. Here are some to the conventions I follow: Social media is public no matter how closely I guard privacy settings. Facebook is most personal, twitter is in-between leaning […]