What the Bible does at its base is deliver a simple message of grace, salvation and righteous life that is not difficult to understand. Sure, there are complexities within aspects of certain themes in the Bible, yet the basic message of the Bible is simple: While we were still sinners Christ died for us (Ro. 5:8). The Bible seems to become more difficult to understand when some of the shadows […]
As I write this blog post, I’m looking out my window at a freshly laid covering of frost begging me to be out deer hunting. The professionals say that when the temperature drops and the frost sets in, the deer start moving and the hunt is on. Unfortunately for us weekend warrior hunters who’s hunting is interrupted by Saturday morning chores, sports and family things alike, we just enjoy the […]
1Therefore, putting aside all malice and all deceit and hypocrisy and envy and all slander, 2like newborn babies, long for the pure milk of the word, so that by it you may grow in respect to salvation, 3if you have tasted the kindness of the Lord.
-1 Peter 2:1-3
I’m not too old yet to forget when our girls were born. Eden and Elle are now 8 and 13 but some things […]
Prepare your mind for action.
I was not one to study in high school. I’ve always been a live in the moment person and that created quite a bit of problems for me when it came to grades. My Dad had a standard, nothing below a B- and I knew he meant it, but that always seemed like “tomorrow” Holly’s problem and tomorrow Holly was super responsible and organized, […]
As busy, late running, coffee pounding commuters, construction detours are the biggest nuisance in our day. We are already driving eight to ten miles per hour over the speed limit, constantly scanning for cops because we didn’t wake up early enough to account for the extra traffic and child demands that morning, and guess what? Construction has begun on 131, and now we’re in a detour.
It seems that […]
None of us enjoy trials. Those fiery days that brush away our comforts like sawdust. Those freezing nights that claw at our peace.
It is in these times, that we often cry out that one-syllable yet guttural question to God, “Why?” And sometimes in those seasons, it feels like that question bounces off the walls until it returns to our chest unanswered.
Those are the days that we are reminded […]