John 14:27 Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid. We live in a world full of turmoil and discomfort. I believe I can say that we may have trouble, but […]Read More Peace
I just read this article from a guy who has experienced this first hand. I appreciate his openness and honesty. This article is a very good read especially for those in an affair and still think the other person will bring them happiness. Affairs, like any sin, are very often fun and exciting. Their very […]Read More How often do affair partners marry?
A lot of us find ourselves fighting with someone to get them to understand our emotions or our reasons for feeling a certain way. We spend hours and tear wrenching hours for that matter trying to get our thoughts across to someone else, just trying to get them for once to say that they understand […]Read More Searching for Validation
This year, marks our 18th year together as husband and wife. I wanted my wife to be able to read and watch our vow renewal from 2006 and I felt that I should share with you all the same. Please feel free to watch the video (I made it smaller, if you want a bigger […]Read More In Honor of Our Anniversary
This is from a comment I posted on Facebook regarding the Navy Yard shooting in September 2013. It is a summary of my thoughts about this word in which we live. “The fact is, we live in a dying world and evil and hatred abounds in it. Bad and evil things happen to people on […]Read More Bad things happening all around
An open conversation of clergy sexual abuse needs to find its way to the forefront of church discussions. All too often we ask years later “what happened to that person” just to find out they left the church or their Christian faith because of something that happened to them in the church. We hear about […]Read More Call it Anything but Love
Often we think about tithing and offering and are told to bring our best to the Lord. Our best is often defined as 10% of our pay check and then whatever else we can offer above and beyond. We are also told to sacrifice with special love offerings to the Lord! All of these things […]Read More Bring only your best
I am writing this to anyone who currently feels like they are abandoned by God or struggling with those feelings. Please know you will get those days. There are times when we feel alone physically and spiritually. We feel lost and afraid and abandoned. There are also times when we feel spiritually alone like God […]Read More Feeling abandoned by God?