There are no married people problems. Before you prove me wrong by pointing me to your marriage (which has obvious problems), let me beat you to it by admitting ours is definitely a work in progress too. So let me say this: There are no married people problems, only people with single people problems who get married. This slightly revised concept of Andy Stanley’s retains … Continue reading No Married People Problems
Orphan Annie just couldn’t get a break. Annie is another movie my girls love that has annoying, yet catchy songs… I’ve had Hard Knock Life stuck in my head for the past two weeks while preparing a sermon about Jonah. I like that the people in the Bible are real people like I am, real messed up people who need a second chance. Jonah is … Continue reading Hard Knock Life
You worry about tomorrow and so do I. Will what I possess today be enough? No. But this might help with that…. Continue reading Tomorrow’s Problems
How’s your relationship with keeping the rules? Rules in general? You’ll probably have one of two natural bents: 1. You just want to know the rules so you can keep them or 2. You like to break the rules a little. You can imagine which of these I fall into. Ironically most people think that a pastor should want to keep the rules but I … Continue reading House Rules. Choice..
Myth: We’re all critical thinkers. You are. I am. Fact: We all think we’re critical thinkers… Such an unusual yet obvious topic. The trouble is that we’re not really. If we were, our lives wouldn’t have those areas we’d rather not (and don’t) talk about. Areas where we’re STUCK. The greatest critical thinkers in the world have gaps where they just don’t get it and need something else … Continue reading Critical Thinking
My first thought this morning… Ever wake up and wonder what went wrong with your marriage? I’ve done that. But this particular morning I was thinking about my marriage and just how lucky and fortunate I am. I might hate everything else, but not my marriage. I always spin the coin to look at the other side of things too and, in doing so, realized … Continue reading I Hate Everything This Morning But My Marriage