Tag: God

Comfort Zone | God Talk: Nazareth

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 trust He will provide the sorting as I work out the message here. And perhaps that is indeed the beginning of this particular message about […]

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Silent Weeping

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 weeping. There are ongoing personal struggles and frustrations weighing on me, still, no tears. Then, out of the blue, I settle in to look at […]

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A Heart | To Have or Not to Have

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 lately. It’s one I’ve heard for years in Christian circles, and didn’t pay much attention to. But lately, the idea of having a “heart” for […]

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Believing | God, The Devil and Demons

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 couple days in particular, I have come to a place of recognizing that I am verging on furious with Him, which is odd for me. […]

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Being Holy

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 that made me cringe. When I went back to read it in context, I have to say that the person who made the comment, in […]

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Being Free

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 decade now and growing up in the Navy where I understood that most of the adults I knew were serving the nation to protect our […]

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The Gospel of the Unchurched

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 as having an evangelical nature, that means certain terms start flying around more than normal, reminding me once again how irritating buzz words are. Yesterday, […]

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Revelations – The Glory in the Process

I have finally hit a place of quiet tonight. I began a new endeavor these last two week doing video captions. It is odd to think such a thing would be an act of obedience that brings with it it’s own kind of blessing. But, one of the things I discovered, among the program tutorials […]

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God Talk – Crooked Paths

I sit here tonight, up too late after a day spent with Corey and Jordan watching TV and playing games, with my heart heavier than I would like it to be. It has been a day of joy, remembering our blessings. Yet, Sunday is coming, and as it has the last few weeks, that reality […]

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Revelations – Are You Ready?

One of the deepest struggles I have witnessed in my fellow Christians, and within myself over the years, is an unwillingness to accept the answers to our prayers. Prayer is a strange and funny thing. It is the means by which we speak to God, the means by which He speaks to us, and when […]

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