Category Archives: Bible / Christian Living

The Theology of Weather: Seeing God in the Elements (Snowy Day Thoughts)

As I write this, snowflakes are gently falling, and have been all day, in my corner of the beautiful Pacific Northwest. I still get giddy like a little kid when it snows. Even more so when the snow sticks to … Continue reading

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The Miracle of Santification

“The Lord works in mysterious ways.” This phrase, oft-used though it is, pertains to so many different situations. The mind and the ways of God are so incredible, there are really no words to describe them. “For My thoughts are … Continue reading

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The Good News Isn’t Good Without the Bad News (A Brief Look at Gospel Implications)

Sometimes, you cannot comprehend how wonderful something is until you are aware of or experience the opposite, to glean an appreciation. “You don’t know what you’ve got until its gone.” “The grass is always greener on the other side of … Continue reading

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The Struggle Between Time with God & Working Out

I’ll admit, I prefer a story with a neat and clear-cut resolution. A little bow on it, with all the details wrapped up. For that reason, I would be a terrible movie critic, because I am too easily pleased with … Continue reading

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PrayerMate: An App That Vastly Improved My Prayer Life

My prayer life has been dramatically improved from the use of this app. Continue reading

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An Open Letter to Critics of #ThoughtsAndPrayers

Right after the tragic church shooting in Sutherland Springs, Texas in early November, social media was flooded with the usual chorus of people posting “sending thoughts and prayers” to the victims and their families. This is an entirely normal reaction … Continue reading

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Easter: Love or Hate It, But You Can’t Deny It

It has been said that Easter is the most significant holiday. I agree. It is, after all, one of the two occasions during the year when more people than ever walk through the doors of a church, then leave and … Continue reading

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