Books, Children, Prayer

For the last several Monday’s I’ve been reflecting on thoughts stirred by reading Mary DeMuth’s upcoming book, Everything: What You Give and What You Gain to Become Like Jesus. I’ll sum up next week, but today, I need you to do something else with me… Be The Body It doesn’t matter if we gather virtually…

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Book Reviews, Books, Grace, Growth

For the next several Monday’s I’ll be reflecting on thoughts stirred by reading Mary DeMuth’s upcoming book, Everything: What You Give and What You Gain to Become Like Jesus. The following is a reflection the ideas in chapters 11 & 12 In stronger seasons, I’ve embraced the hardships as they come, joyfully giving thanks, because I…

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Courage, Everything Book, Growth, Living for Christ, Struggle

For the next several Monday’s I’ll be reflecting on thoughts stirred by reading Mary DeMuth’s upcoming book, Everything: What You Give and What You Gain to Become Like Jesus. The following is a reflection the ideas in chapters 9 & 10 Ch. 9: Embrace Holy Inebriation I’ve seen people who’ve had one too many drinks. It…

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Book Reviews, Books, discipleship, Growth

For the next several Monday’s I’ll be reflecting on thoughts stirred by reading Mary DeMuth’s upcoming book, Everything: What You Give and What You Gain to Become Like Jesus. The following is a reflection the ideas in chapters 7 & 8 For a long while I mourned the delivery of my first child. While he was…

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Books, Obedience

For the next several Monday’s I’ll be reflecting on thoughts stirred by reading Mary DeMuth’s upcoming book, Everything: What You Give and What You Gain to Become Like Jesus. The following is a reflection the ideas in chapters 5 & 6 In a certain past season of my life, I allowed worrying about maintaining a relationship…

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Growth, Obedience, One Word

Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight. Proverbs 3:5-6 I’m not much for New Years resolutions. In making them,  I am choked by the weight of obligation to uphold them, and when I stumble…

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