“Whatever I tell you in the dark, speak in the light; and what you hear in the ear, preach on the housetops.” (Matthew 10:27) Some things just aren’t to be repeated. And we’ve all gotten in trouble at some point for sharing something, perhaps even innocently, and realizing later we never should have passed on to another what we heard… Read More
People Pleasing – Is That Really So Bad?
Let’s face it. There are a few (maybe many) sins that we actually rationalize our way through…or so we think. I bet you can already think of a few. Whoa! Slow down. Lest we also gloss over them just as easily as we sugar coat them, let’s take a few days to talk about some of these “white sins.” (You… Read More
Gotten Down in the Mud Lately?
I’m going to go out on a limb today and at least pretend to be bit a discerning about an interesting mix of human behavior and that which fascinates and appeals to us. In case you haven’t been around this not-so-trod-upon path lately, I’ve been a bit obsessed with the themes of accountability and authenticity as of late. And if… Read More
Do You Welcome the Tough Questions?
Have you been spending time with God lately? Have you been having a quiet time? Have you been reading your Bible lately? What have you read that really spoke to you? Have you looked upon anything recently that was unwholesome and allowed your gaze to linger? Tell me about that. What has God been convicting you about recently? Have you… Read More
Are You Living In the Light?
How do you feel about people getting all into your business? Let’s try that again. How do you feel about letting one or two people get all into your business? It’s a little uncomfortable for most of us, we’d surely have to admit. We may like to think we’re transparent…what you see is what you get…the real McCoy…transparent through and… Read More
Living in the Light
Have you ever been in a restaurant when the lights suddenly dimmed and the softer, more ambient light began to glow, cluing you in to the fact that it was no longer day time, but evening had arrived? In fact, the restaurant may have even changed menus at about this same point, transitioning from smaller portions and reasonable prices to… Read More