Uncategorized

Are you ignoring the evidence?

Are you ignoring the evidence?

Here are 3 powerful questions that reveal our level of being alert and oriented: 1. Are you ignoring the evidence that God loves you? This is the most profound question. The degree to which we believe, really believe, that we are deeply seen and loved by God is the degree to which we can purely, purposefully and powerfully offer ourself to the world around us. God is constantly showing us His...

Read More

Transportation & Ride-sharing for the AL 4th Quarter Retreat

Here is information about the retreat center for the AL 4th Quarter Retreat. If you’d like to share airport rides, please communicate through the “comments” function below. The Alabama 4-H Center 892 4-H Road, Columbiana, AL 35051 Thursday: Registration opens at 4:30, Dinner begins at 6:00pm, Session begins at 7:00 Sunday: The retreat conclude at 1:30.  

Read More

When God hits the reset button

When God hits the reset button

We’ve all had the experience with our smart-phone, tablet or computer when it didn’t act like it was supposed to.  It stopped doing something it was designed to do or it started doing something that didn’t make sense. The remedy is usually to simply shut down and restart your device – to perform a RESET.  By doing this we force all the programs that are actively or passively...

Read More

10 Seconds To Justify My Existence

10 Seconds To Justify My Existence

When I’ve thought about the result or fruit of my labor, it’s been in terms of my effect on a situation or cause (external realities). But lately, I’ve realized that there is another sphere that experiences the effect of my labor – my heart, my internal life (internal realities). Work, labor, toil, effort is not an option in this life. There are problems to solve, relationships to...

Read More

4 Calling Observations & Lessons

4 Calling Observations & Lessons

I have the fun and privilege of talking to many people each week by phone, email, chat and in person at Base Camp, retreats, on radio interviews, podcasts and over a cup of coffee. Each person’s story is fascinating and their questions both profound and common.  So, from recent conversations, let me offer a few thoughts that may be helpful. Adjust with the seasons.  Life continually...

Read More

A Dangerous But Necessary Road

A Dangerous But Necessary Road

I recently overheard a conversation between two men.  One said, “The strong rule the weak.  That’s how your God made the world.”  The other responded, “God makes us strong only for a while, so that we can help each other.”  To which the first man responded, “My God makes me strong so I can live my life.” This conversation was in a movie I re-watched called First Knight, the...

Read More
Page 1 of 512345