Random Thoughts

Four Lessons From Visiting A Local Church

Six days ago my wife and I visited a church that had been repeatedly appearing in my dreams. That sounds coo-coo, but who cares. The church is Reformed, so that was reason enough. Today I thought I would share a few BRIEF (ha.. At least under 1,000 words, I promise) thoughts that have come to… Continue reading Four Lessons From Visiting A Local Church

Questions From Life Group

Questions From Life Group, Part 1 of Many

Question: How do we get better at hearing what God is saying?  Recently, I presented a poll to our small bible study group. The intent of this poll was to find out what kinds of questions were on the minds and hearts of those that frequent my home. Today I have decided to handle these… Continue reading Questions From Life Group, Part 1 of Many

Scripture · Theology

Omnipotence and Tears, God Revealed in Mourning.

Jesus wept.  Within this tiny text is one of the greatest revelations of God’s character in all of scriptures. At face value this text is simple enough to be held and enjoyed by the lowest class of society and yet in God’s wisdom it seems to be forever beyond the reach of some intellectual elites.… Continue reading Omnipotence and Tears, God Revealed in Mourning.

Discipline · Scripture

Reproved and Disciplined, Be Zealous and Repent.

Those whom I love, I reprove and discipline, so be zealous and repent. These are the words of Jesus to an early church. He continues on to say, "Behold, I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in to him and eat with him, and he with… Continue reading Reproved and Disciplined, Be Zealous and Repent.