Month: May 2016

Pushing It To The Next Level

Here we go!!! A funny thing happened along the way as I look towards turning 40. No, I am not there yet, but it is less than a year away! I started running about 9 years ago, and at that time it was more… Continue Reading “Pushing It To The Next Level”

To the People of Galatia

Galatians 1:1-12 Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ, who gave himself for our sins to set us free from the present evil age, according to the will of our God and Father, to whom to be… Continue Reading “To the People of Galatia”

We Have Much to Learn

John 16:12-15 Grace and Peace to you from the Triune God. Amen Can you remember that first time you were in a class and just felt so overwhelmed that you thought you would never get through it? Maybe it was when the teacher or… Continue Reading “We Have Much to Learn”

Where’s the Spirit Moving You?

Acts 2:1-21 May the boldness of the Holy Spirit embrace you as you hear God’s Good News this morning! Change! Not just change, a transformation. Isn’t that what we are really talking about today? Isn’t it change that is occurring in the midst of those… Continue Reading “Where’s the Spirit Moving You?”

The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto by Mitch Albom: A Review

I was drawn to music at an early age through the music that my parents played on the radio, through cassette tapes, or records. The music was eclectic and ranged from classics to country and rock and everything in between. Through these early experiences… Continue Reading “The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto by Mitch Albom: A Review”

Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates: A Review

I question whether I even have the right to review this book. My initial thoughts after finishing it is that humanity as a long ways to go yet before we are living in the Kingdom of God. Coates is challenging and thought provoking in… Continue Reading “Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates: A Review”

Jesus Prays for Us!

John 17:20-26 Glory, to the Father, to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit, as it was in the beginning, is now, and will be forever. Amen. We find ourselves in the midst of Jesus’ farewell discourse as he is in prayer for those… Continue Reading “Jesus Prays for Us!”

The Little Price by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry: A Review

A beloved classic that is very simple yet can speak to our world even today. Saint-Exupéry served during World War II as a pilot and wrote this classic during that time. He would go missing on a mission in 1944 to never be seen… Continue Reading “The Little Price by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry: A Review”

A Festival of Wealth

Where do I even start? It has been a couple of weeks since this great Festival and it has taken some time for me to digest all that occurred. This was my first trip to the Festival of Faith & Writing. Honestly, it was… Continue Reading “A Festival of Wealth”

Peace I Leave with You

John 14:23-29 Alleluia! Christ is Risen! “Dearly Beloved, we are gathered here this day to get through this thing called life.” Prince Let’s admit it, life can get pretty rough. We are confronted with situations in our lives that are not what we expected and… Continue Reading “Peace I Leave with You”