Your church is advertising an upcoming Bible study. Do you jump at the chance? Or are you afraid your expectations will be met? I’m no expert on these things, but I’ve come to the conclusion that, by and large, Christians today are afraid of Bible studies. It is an unusual and ironic phenomenon, to be … More Why Christians Are Afraid of Bible Studies
Now concerning the times and the seasons, friends, you have no need to have anything written to you. For you yourselves are fully aware that the day of the Lord will come like a thief in the night. While people are saying, “There is peace and security,” then … More You Have No Need To Have Anything Written To You
I am fully convinced that I lead a strange and unusual life. I have lots of proof and lots of reasons. My Bible-study habits, for example. Now, I’m not here to brag or to say that I’m the one who’s figured it all out. Far from it. I’m simply acknowledging a kind of weirdness about … More My Bible-Study Habits & How They’re Odd
Oh how you love the idea of sittin’ down with a cup of coffee in an overstuffed chair for an uninterrupted hour of Bible reading and prayer. But there ain’t no way that’s happenin’. Not in your crazy life. Maybe Bible intake can happen another way? Let’s talk about Audio Bibles and Scripture Songs. #1 … More Bible Intake When Life is Crazy
I’ve tried it twice. A 24-hour period of nothing but quiet. And because it’s life-changing and now fills a spot on my calendar every month, I thought I would share it with you. If you’re looking for spiritual, mental, emotional, relational, physical health? Highly recommend. First, I find a day on the calendar that is … More 24 Hours of Quiet
If I had a few unexpected hours of free time in my day, where would I go? To a cemetery. Here are three reasons why: Death has meaning. Perhaps it’s because my grandfather has worked as a gravedigger my whole life, but cemeteries have always been, to me, intriguing lands of story and adventure. And … More Why I Love Cemeteries
If a “quiet time” is time spent in quiet, and a “Word time” is time spent in the Word . . . How’s your “Word time”?? Is it like . . . A road sign: Catch a glimpse of it on your way to something else A wall hanging: Conveniently framed above your kitchen sink . … More Is Your Word Time Like . . .