3 Principles for Understanding Our Purpose and Calling

“God didn’t just stumble across your life and decide to use you.” This is a quote from my pastor’s sermon from this morning, as he talked about the calling that God has placed on all of our lives, and the fact that none of us has been forgotten when it comes to God unfolding HisContinue reading “3 Principles for Understanding Our Purpose and Calling”

Viewing Enjoyment as Worship

I have come to greatly enjoy the art of fly fishing. I call it an art, because I’ve learned that it involves way more than just tossing a hook into the water and waiting for a fish to grab it. Fly fishing involves a technique that needs to be finely tuned and practiced. It mayContinue reading “Viewing Enjoyment as Worship”

The Church, Disciples, Christianity: Sunday Scripture Thoughts

Today is Sunday – the day that millions of Christians will wake up, get themselves dressed and ready and “go to church.” They will worship, pray, hear some teaching, and (hopefully) find fellowship among other believers who encourage them for the week ahead. It’s a Sunday tradition that I myself grew up with and practicedContinue reading “The Church, Disciples, Christianity: Sunday Scripture Thoughts”

Discerning our Burdens and Desires From God’s Perspective

I believe strongly in the practice of being introspective. I think there is incredible value in understanding yourself and discovering your desires, your ambition, your feelings, and your thoughts. It’s important to pay attention the things that rise up within us and to ask, “What is this telling me about myself? Why am I feelingContinue reading “Discerning our Burdens and Desires From God’s Perspective”