My mood at the moment.
It’s okay to be honest about how you feel during the holidays. Just ask Mr. Rogers...and Jesus.
“The fear of living an insignificant life resonates with many of us, but in our exhibitionist culture we’ve been formed to believe that significance comes from being noticed. This explains both our culture’s deification of celebrities and disregard for the unborn. Celebrities are valued merely because they are seen by millions, while unborn babies are unvalued because they haven’t yet been seen by anyone.Our culture
Rest is seriously underrated...ask my wife and I.
A lesson learned on my “not-so” day off...
“Worship is far more than praising, singing, and praying to God.Worship is a lifestyle of enjoying God, loving him, and giving ourselves to be used for his purposes.When e use your life for God’s glory, everything you do can become an act of worship.”~ Rick Warren
Can we ever really “play catch up” with time?
“We Christians are really good at getting our message to the people who already have it...but pretty bad at times getting our message to the people who really need it.”~ Phil Vischer
“Let me insert a word here to correct some possible misunderstandings. The disciplined use of time should not be understood as promoting a relentless, unresting, burnout-prone lifestyle. Though Jesus often ministered long hours and frequently under conditions that produced great demands on Him, nevertheless He was a man who rested, relaxed (after all, He walked everywhere He went, and surely at least some of that
“Why does it matter that you make sure that you have a life that brings honour to God? Because if your life isn’t bringing glory to God, your ministry never will! Do you want to have a ministry that glorifies God? Good! Then make sure that your life is doing the same!” ~ Tim Hawkins
“Are you ready for God to prune you? Are you prepared to surrender to him anything about your life that is not bearing fruit—and for God to get rid of it? Do you honestly want God to take away anything that you’re into which is stopping you from being more and more Christlike? That’s what God wants to do in your life. Is that what
“We have far too many Christians who are strong on convictions, but you wouldn’t want them to represent you in any public way...because they do it in a way that is not very civil in its engagement, or loving and caring. Then you have Christians who are so civil, so loving, so caring, that you have no idea what they stand for. There’s always this
“How often do we hear about the discipline of the Christian life these days? How often do we talk about it? How often is it really to be found at the heart of our evangelical living? There was a time in the Christian church when this was at the very center, and it is, I profoundly believe, because of our neglect of this discipline that
Is control really the main issue behind gun control?
“To try to know ourselves without knowing God would be like trying to know our image in a mirror when we were not standing in front of it. There would be no image because the ‘original’ would not be there.” ~ K. Scott Oliphint