The transforming power of gratitude – Colossians 4:2-6, Part 3

Do you ever feel like, as a parent, you are running your own private family Uber? The kids call or text, and you pick them up from practice. You drive them to events, to their friends’ houses, and all over. Or did you ever get a call like this: “Dad, practice finished early, so canContinue reading “The transforming power of gratitude – Colossians 4:2-6, Part 3”

An antidote to despair – Ecclesiastes 8:16-9:10, Part 4

If we aren’t supposed to succumb to worry about the future, is there an antidote to despair?  Again, the Teacher, the writer of Ecclesiastes, is ready with more wisdom for us.  Look at chapter 9, verses 7-9a. Dorsey’s Translation: “7 Therefore go, eat your food with joy, and drink your wine with a joyful heart,Continue reading “An antidote to despair – Ecclesiastes 8:16-9:10, Part 4”

Mug, Magazine, Brochure, CDs – The Monday Messy Office Report – May 12, 2014

My Friday tidy office is mysteriously messy on Monday.  Here’s what I found: 1. Coffee mug half filled with coffee. I have a suspicion about why this was on my counter because it looked a lot like the half-filled cups of coffee that are frequently on our kitchen counters at home… 2. Books & Culture.Continue reading “Mug, Magazine, Brochure, CDs – The Monday Messy Office Report – May 12, 2014”

Blog Year in Review – Best of 2013?

Take a guess, what do you think was the most viewed blog post in 2013?  Faith Church added a new traditional worship service back in June, and I wrote quite a bit about worship over the last year.  In fact, my post entitled “Could Starting An Addition Worship Service Be Of The Devil” was theContinue reading “Blog Year in Review – Best of 2013?”