“Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil…” Psalm 23:4 These are, as the probably not Chinese curse goes, interesting times.
Over the years I have noticed Christian music has trends in themes. A few years ago everyone was doing variations of Amazing Grace and using the word atmosphere. A little
I don’t know about you, but my heart has been breaking for weeks now. It began with heaviness as the Covington Catholic School lies spread through my friends on Facebook,
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We had a great sermon this past Sunday. I never had the pleasure of listening to Pastor Raf, as he is affectionately called, preach, and it was surely a blessing.
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I must be brief tonight, as I need to get up early for church tomorrow, and brevity has never been my strong suit. But, as I begin this new year,
I’ve loved music since I was a kid. I always had an ear for melody. My Dad gave me my first instrument, a guitar, when I was five years old.
I do find it so intimidating when there are several messages in my head at once, and God demands, “Write!” without first telling me which parts go with what. I
I’ve struggled with some things since I arrived here in Virginia back in March. As God called me out, repeatedly, to start writing consistently again here in this space, I
It’s been an interesting journey coming to this place, physically and existentially, where I find myself these days. There is a message that’s been repeating, with increasing volume for months
When Corey and I left our long time church for good back in January of 2017 the Lord had already graciously provided a new community for us. The previous fall
It’s been a weird couple days, and it’s strange the things that hit you. Sunday we hear of a church shooting. It touches me, of course, it does. Yet, no
Embed from Getty Images My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever. ~ Psalm 73:26 A phrase is coming up a lot
Be sober-minded and alert. Your adversary the devil prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour. ~ 1 Peter 5:8 The Struggle I realized this week that I’ve been struggling for some time with God. Over the last
I was scrolling Facebook on my phone the other day (which explains why I missed the context of the comment that caught my eye), and I ran across a statement
We live in a country where we talk a lot about freedom, often equating the concept with our rights. Having been fairly engaged in political discourse for more than a
It’s the beginning of the New Year. Among most churches that means some reflection about intentions for the year ahead. Among Methodists, and I imagine other denominations that view themselves