Jesus Commands My Destiny!

“And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith.” -Hebrews 12:1b-2a I wanted to give some encouragement about something I’ve been thinking about for a while. A few weeks ago at a church I was at, we sang In Christ Alone (my all-time favorite song!), and while…

Raising Low Expectations

“Let no one despise your youth, but be an example to the believers in word, in conduct, in love, in spirit, in faith, in purity.” -1 Timothy 4:12 For the past few weeks, I have been reading a good book called Do Hard Things by Alex and Brett Harris. If you are a teenager like…

Fear of Man and…the Kentucky Derby?

“If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to all liberally and without reproach, and it will be given to him.” -James 1:5 A couple months ago, I went down (along with Collin, Solomon, and a few other people from our church) to hand out tracts on the day of…

“The Room” by Joshua Harris

  A friend sent this to me the other day, and I’m amazed at the picture of forgiveness it paints for those who have accepted Christ. It’s called “The Room” by Joshua Harris:   In that place between wakefulness and dreams, I found myself in the room. There were no distinguishing features save for the…

Lesson 104- The Right Focus

“Since, then, you have been raised with Christ, set your hearts on things above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. Set your minds on things above, not on earthly things.” – Colossians 3:1-2 Hello again! Middle of the week…or “hump day” as some people (or Geico) would say. We’re continuing in…