I was reading Colossians today and this phrase in chapter 3, verse 4 stood out.
When Christ, who is your life…(CSB)
Paul is talking about how we have become a “new man.” That the old person we used to be has gone away. We have been changed and transformed. It is a truly remarkable thought. Continue reading “Who’s Life is it Anyway?”
I am starting a new series here on the site!
I’ve been out of youth ministry for about 4 years. However, during my time serving young believers, I was often asked to define “church words.” Since I grew up in the church I did not give many of these words much thought. I was/am accustomed to hearing them. Then I realized that not everyone understood how important these theological words were. Continue reading “Help me Fill in the Blank!”
I found this video by Dr. John Piper both interesting and thought provoking.
We do not always know how to respond to our sorrow. Because we are in the middle of our jumbled up thoughts, we struggle to make sense of what’s up or down. But, that does not mean that there is not a way to mourn that is explicitly Christian. That we can’t be reminded and encouraged in and through the pain and grief we feel.
I find Dr. Piper’s thoughts helpful. It does not matter what you are mourning, know that God is with you!
Today is my wife and my’s 14th wedding anniversary. It is crazy to think that we have spent this much time together and have not killed each other!
But, seriously, I look back and I am amazed at what we have seen and done together. Continue reading “14 Years… and counting”