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Social media, smartphones, and our spiritual health

2007 changed everything. In 2007 Facebook left college campuses and broke out into the rest of the world. In 2007 Twitter became its own…

Life’s Challenges

2 ways God (and the devil) gets you

God and the devil use the same tools. That truth is one of the more intriguing/important/terrifying facts of life. The very moments that the…

Who is God?

Axe, seek, knock

They went to the Jordan and began to cut down trees. As one of them was cutting down a tree, the iron axehead fell…

Prayer

Don’t let God rest

So there I was, wide awake at 3:57 a.m. (Thanks a lot, time change.) I quietly got out of bed, went to the main…

Bible 101

3 words that will change your Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a spiritually dangerous time of year. Why? Because this is a season when many of us put our joy, happiness, peace, and…

Living My Faith

Come as you are

The photo at the bottom of this blog is what I looked like after 30 minutes with a makeup artist who used not one…

Living My Faith

How do you define perfection?

On Sunday, October 18, Aaron Rodgers earned a perfect passer rating of 158.3. He is the only Packers quarterback who has ever finished a…

Life’s Challenges

Struggling With Faith Is a Good Thing

Jesus expects you to struggle in your faith.

Living My Faith

The eyes of your heart

Richard Peck’s novel A Year Down Yonder is set during the Great Depression. Fifteen-year-old Mary Alice is sent downstate to live with Grandma Dowdel while Ma…

Life’s Challenges

Lift us up

The mark of good coaches is that their teams get better the more coaching they do. Not perfect, just better. They see potential in…

Life’s Challenges

He knows you by name

How many people know you? I mean, really know you? Your spouse or close family members, your best friend, someone you’ve worked closely with…

Friends & Family

Sins of the sons

I know about pain that doesn’t go away. I wrote a book about it. I’m writing about it again, but not because of my…