I’ve been reading through the Bible chronologically. Lately I’ve been in 1 & 2 Samuel and 1 & 2 Chronicles with Psalms sprinkled throughout. It really changes the way I read the psalms, because now I’m reading them smack dab in the middle of context. Having just read about David’s own son trying to steal … Continue reading There is soundness in my flesh
Do you ever think about how every little aspect and detail of your life hinges on one decision? My friend and I were talking today about her ancestors. Turns out some of her ancestors were some of the first European Americans. Can you imagine if they had made a different decision? If they weren’t able … Continue reading More on Intention
Today I've been watching Season 2 (because Netflix doesn't have Season 1) of RuPaul's Drag Race and have been enjoying every minute of it. My brother and his girlfriend sold it to me as a mix of America's Next Top Model and Project Runway and I have not been disappointed. It's so fun. One of … Continue reading RuPaul Theology
I cried three times yesterday. The first time needs a backstory. We had a group rent the entire villa (the main building of the hostel) yesterday. As part of a private rental we offer charcoal and lighter fluid for the super nice BBQ. I had seen lighter fluid earlier in the week so, silly me, … Continue reading This hard, uncomfortable, frustrating, overwhelming, abnormal, really great life
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Happy Easter! Happy Resurrection Day! He did it! It is finished! Hallelujah. Did anyone else cry through the Easter program this morning at church? Geeze, what a story. During the program at IBEM (Iglesia Bautista Evangelica de Macoris) one church member performed a monologue as the woman caught in adultery (John 8:2-11). She talked about … Continue reading Easter: The good stuff
Note to self: There's a difference between your relationship with other people, even relationships you're doing in the name of and for the glory of Jesus, and your actual relationship with Jesus. Don't get caught up in the show of salvation and miss out on the Savior. He came to get you. Not because He wants your … Continue reading Here’s the thing about preaching to yourself