Give your head a shake your eyes are stuck. The lights are on but nobody’s home. You have just been given a rare, behind the scenes look at Dave’s blog writing process. At least twice a week I stand at my desk (yes, I have given into the new fad of less sitting at work) and stare at the monitor intently. (more…)
We want a God that doesn’t rock the boat, a God that thinks like we think, a God that is no more than we can understand. God is so much more and we would be wise to step out of our comfort zone and seek God beyond our own terms.
Unless the Lord builds the house,
the builders labor in vain.
Unless the Lord watches over the city,
the guards stand watch in vain.
I would not blame you if you started reading this post thinking it was going to be about the church practices we grew up with and the grip they can have on us. I would not be shocked if you approached my words with a “haven’t we changed enough” attitude, after all the music in church has been modernized and the dress code revised and the sermons simplified. (more…)
Parent go to lines are a dime a dozen; a dime a dozen is also one of my parents’ go to lines. Much of what we have learned started with some type of logic. The problem is, logic as a starting point does not guarantee logic as the foundation of the final conclusion. (more…)
There is no greater desire for a follower of Christ than to hear from God. We’re not sure what it takes but if someone could just give us the formula or the required liturgy we’d pursue it with every ounce of energy that we have. (more…)