Check Your (Spiritual) Blind Spots

When I first joined Bible Study Fellowship in 2015, the book they were studying was Revelation. God led me to join that particular year to address the gaps in my understanding regarding this mysterious book of the Bible. To say it was rewarding would be an understatement. God clearly spoke through His word and I appreciated the balanced, yet joyous approach of BSF to this controversial book.

One of the weeks, we learned about the church of Laodicea. Laodicea is the last of the churches that read more

When Words Come Slowly

Words have come slowly to me the past two weeks or so. Every time I open my journal or launch Evernote, the words wind around my mind and fingers, then disappear into the wind like vapor. Spiritual attacks, my own negative attitude, and plain old fear, resentment, and insecurity have all worked against me and my words. At the same time, I’ve sensed the Lord refining the direction my writing is taking and I’ve struggled to readjust my bags, reset my GPS, and take a breath.

Words. Where read more

Lessons from Proverbs

I was going through my drafts on WordPress and came across this post. I wrote it in the summer initially, and debated about posting it, and never did. But as we close out 2016, I do want to share my thoughts on what has transpired in our country over the last 366 days, specifically this summer. I’d love to hear your thoughts as well, so feel free to leave them in the comments below.

I’ve struggled with what to say on the events that have transpired during the summer in our country. read more

Customizable Society

Whether it be laptop cases, travel mugs, towels, or jewelry there’s not much that you can’t custom order when shopping online.

From colors, materials, monograms (oh yes), and more, we are used to being able to get whatever product tailored to fit our whims and preferences. It’s nice. It’s fun. And it’s not how the Bible works.

The Bible is not customizable. We can’t tweak it to fit our preferences and whims. As a culture who is used to being able to slap a gold read more