One time, in Old Testament Bible times (1 Samuel 28), King Saul went to a medium to find out what he should do and he went in a disguise. In a disguise. To a medium. To find out what he should do. As king. In a disguise. To a medium. Saul was going to … Continue reading Don’t be a dumb dumb
This morning I listened to a sermon on my favorite passage in the whole bible, Ephesians 3:14-21. It’s so good, so here it comes. For this reason I bow my knees before my Father, from whom every family in heaven and on earth is named, that according to the riches of His glory He may … Continue reading What Dreams Are Made Of
“And Jael came out to meet Sisera and said to him, ‘Turn aside, my lord; turn aside to me; do not be afraid.’ So he turned aside to her into the tent, and she covered him with a rug… But Jael the wife of Heber took a tent peg, and took a hammer in her … Continue reading Judges 4: The Feminist Chapter
This morning I woke up and as it is my day off, decided to not get out of bed for a while. So I watched Dylan Marron's YouTube channel for a while, scrolled through Facebook, etc. I also got up 4 times to answer the phone for work related calls and got increasingly grumpy every … Continue reading The hard work of starting over
The way I read the Bible shifted a few years ago. I suppose that in high school and college I read the Bible to find out what God had to say to me, believing that the Bible was a love letter from the Lord to me. Which is a problem because then the focus is … Continue reading The fiery tongue
Friday had all the makings of a great day. First, it's a Friday. Second, it was the day of my birthday party. Third, since it was the day before my birthday I planned on having a fun little crafty/Christmas time with my homeroom at the end of the day. Fourth, it's casual Friday so … Continue reading My best life
I got the chance to lead our single ladies Bible Study this week! I thought I'd share my preparatory thoughts here. Here’s the thing about the Bible. I’ve heard it said that it’s a love letter to me. But that’s not true. The authors of the Bible have never met me. They weren’t writing to me. They … Continue reading Here’s the thing about the attributes of God
We're three weeks into a series on Short Term Missions. Let's get practical. I'm a list-lover. I will feel confident doing almost any job as long as I have a check-list to follow. I create lists for myself - to-do lists, to-read lists, to-write lists, to-watch lists. I just love lists! It's genetic. My father … Continue reading Short Term Missions Mondays: Okay, but HOW?!