January 28 25 Bible Reading Tips I was introduced to David Qaoud and his blog, Gospel Relevance, through the Young Writer’s Workshop last year. David’s teaching on the art of blogging has been more than helpful, and his own blog is authored in a clear and profound way that’s immediately engaging. Today I want to … Continue reading Sunday Afternoon Snippet
January days tend to slide by in a bland fashion. The slow, frigid afternoons rarely make me want to wander outside. And the sun chooses to retire long before I’m ready to crawl in bed myself. I’ve found that these winter days are when I spend the most time flipping pages and devouring stories. More … Continue reading What I’m Reading Right Now
January 21 The Third Best Moment of His Life It’s a busy day for football playoff fans. And anyone who witnessed the Minnesota Vikings’ stunning victory last Sunday afternoon will likely be anticipating this team’s next matchup against the season-dominating Philadelphia Eagles today. With 10 seconds left on the game clock last Sunday afternoon, Vikings … Continue reading Sunday Afternoon Snippet
January 14 Don’t Lose Sight of the Cross Last week, a missionary couple to the Middle East visited with my family around our dining room table. I’m always eager to hear the powerful stories and lessons that people on the mission field carry back. The way that Jesus is interwoven into every facet of their … Continue reading Sunday Afternoon Snippet
The dictionary defines anger as extreme or passionate displeasure.[i] I would define my anger like this: I want what I want, and someone (or something) is keeping me from obtaining that desire. So my heart grows hot, and my mouth or actions boil over. Does that sound right? You might think so. But my definition … Continue reading Is My Anger Sinful or Righteous?
January 7 The Young Writer’s Workshop One year ago, last January, I was introduced to Brett Harris (author, Do Hard Things), Jaquelle Crowe (author, This Changes Everything), and the Young Writer’s Workshop (YWW). Brett and Jaquelle are two young people who had a vision to see the skill of writing embraced by others their age, … Continue reading Sunday Afternoon Snippet