When Your Prayer Life Needs a Reality Check

“He departed and went out to a desolate place, and there he prayed.” – Mark 1:35 ESV Do you put off praying because the location, timing, and even your focus seems off? Do you compare or try to measure up to how other people spend time in prayer? I sure have. I think a lot […]

Viagra vs Vocation

“Faith comes from hearing the message, and the message is heard through the word of Christ.”    Romans 10:17   NIV         It caught me off guard the other day, but I wasn’t overly surprised.   It seems to be the norm now.   It was an ad I heard.   An ad […]

Be an Awesome Friend, Deploy an A.N.D.

“Friends, I’d say you’ll do best by filling your minds and meditating on things true, noble, reputable, authentic, compelling, gracious—the best, not the worst; the beautiful, not the ugly; things to praise, not things to curse.” – Philippians 4:8 MSG So you have this friend …   She sighs heavily as she plops down beside […]

What Are You Worth?

“For whoever finds me finds life.”  Psalm 8:35 NIV   Do you know the U.S. Government sets a monetary value for a human life?   They do.   It goes up and down. (Weird that it goes down!)   As of 2010, if you are a citizen of the United States, the government values your […]