Scheming to Be Generous

Scheming to Be Generous

[aside]RE-POST: This entry was from my old blog.  There have been some great updates to this story since then, so I thought modify it and share it again.[/aside] Few things in life are as fun as scheming to be generous.  I have to admit, most days I find myself...
Get Your Song Back

Get Your Song Back

When we read through the Old Testament, we find the people of God in regular intervals of captivity and freedom. Famine and blessing. Slavery and promise. Whenever the Israelites would be led into exile one of the first things that would happen is they would lose...
Shenanigans, Forever Captured in Time

Shenanigans, Forever Captured in Time

Last week, I wrote about the importance of personal growth and why that matters for the people in our lives.  When we grow, we give others a chance to grow. I was then reminded of some of the places I’ve grown in this last season.  Thanks to social media, none...
Good Taste Is the Enemy of Great Art

Good Taste Is the Enemy of Great Art

Before I explain the title of this post, let me set up this video. This last year, Rich Mullins, the late singer-songwriter became one of my heroes. Yes, I’m referring to the guy who wrote “Awesome God.” Growing up, I was never a huge fan of his...
Periods of Rest

Periods of Rest

As I’ve been doing my best to enjoy time with my family and time off during the holiday season, I haven’t been posting or writing as much this week. The time off has been good for my soul and I always underestimate how much rest I really need. Reminds me...