Tag Archives: Word

Chew Your G.U.M.

Here’s your prayer. Its not fancy. Its not long. Its only 3 words: G-od U-se  M-e Chew on it. Repeat that a few times. GodUseMe, GodUseMe… Make yourself available for whatever He may have. Find where He is at work & … Continue reading

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Christians Are Like Tea Bags

I heard this saying attributed to either Chip Ingram or Greg Laurie: “Christians are like TEA BAGS; you don’t know what they’re made of until you put them in hot water.” Isn’t that about the truth! Is the heat being turned … Continue reading

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How Can a Loving God Send Anyone to Hell?

How can a loving God send anyone to Hell? Why unlimited punishment for a limited behavior? Isn’t Hell cosmic overkill? Too harsh! Not fair! I’ve heard this objection many times and it seems reasonable… at first. John Bunyan said, “No sin … Continue reading

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Your Sins Have Been FIRED!

Let’s say someone comes up to you, removes your coat, and sends it away. Would you say you still had your coat? No. It was removed. It was sent away. Literally, the coat is no longer here. Jesus takes our … Continue reading

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God Makes His Home With You

Come on now, we’ve all felt like the odd-man out. We’ve all felt like we didn’t know the secret handshake. We’ve all felt left out. But I promise you, there is a place where you belong. There is a home … Continue reading

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We Are Torches Ablaze For God

One of the most commonly shared experiences has got to be lighting candles on a birthday cake. You know how it goes: you take one candle & light it. Then you light the other candles with it until they are all lit. … Continue reading

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Like Kids Playing in the Street

The road in front of our house was nothing but ice, so of course Charlotte wanted to go ice skating on it. We were crossing the street & she stopped to play around. I let her do that for a … Continue reading

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Is Your Life Out of Order?

Ever go to a machine only to see the dreaded, “Out of Order” sign? Great. This one’s out of commission. Now I have to go look for another. There have been many times where that sign could just as easily been placed on my … Continue reading

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Be Good-different, Not Bad-different

Doing the legwork for a series on the Holy Spirit, I started by looking up what “holy” & “Spirit” even mean in the first place. (That is just the way my brain works.) Well, I didn’t get very far before I was floored by … Continue reading

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Jesus’s Ways Are Simple & Powerful

I don’t know about you, but I like simple. Give it to me as simple as possible! I shave with Occam’s razor, if you catch my drift. Man’s ways are complicated and powerless. Jesus’s ways are simple and powerful: Know … Continue reading

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