Deep Expression: Living complete

“May the Lord lead your hearts into a full understanding and expression of the love of God and the patient endurance that comes from Christ.” 2 Thessalonians 3:5 NLT My readings today came, not out of one of my devotional/reading plans, but out of the “scripture of the day” on my app. I sat down at the coffeeContinue reading “Deep Expression: Living complete”

Who Didn’t Warn Me? 10 Things I Didn’t Totally Realize Before I Got Married

I can’t say “nobody” told me about these things. But I can truthfully say that I may not have heard everything that was said to me in the barrage of life that was hitting. I wrapped up my internship, accepted my first pastoral position, went through 6 weeks of sickness, oh, and got ready for myContinue reading “Who Didn’t Warn Me? 10 Things I Didn’t Totally Realize Before I Got Married”

The 2 Things I Got Right in Marriage: A Blog for Singles (also married peeps):

Anne has been on me a while about writing a marriage blog to singles. I’ve been setting aside the idea for a long time.  But over the past two weeks, some comments have come my way,  “I love reading about your mistakes. They help me correct my own.” “Some of your mistakes help me toContinue reading “The 2 Things I Got Right in Marriage: A Blog for Singles (also married peeps):”

What do I wish I knew before I started in ministry?

I was asked to speak to a group of soon-to-be ministers at a local Bible College.  I was given a ton of freedom of what to speak on.  One of the topics I was given was “What do I wish I knew before I started in ministry?” So I found myself sitting in a coffee-houseContinue reading “What do I wish I knew before I started in ministry?”

Marriage Blog: Is it easy being married to me?

It’s a simple question to ask…But perhaps, it’s the most ignored question in marriage. “Is it easy being married to me?” Have you asked yourself that? I try to avoid the question. Why? Because of two reasons: 1. I’d rather shift the focus to my wife so, therefore, she has to be the one toContinue reading “Marriage Blog: Is it easy being married to me?”