It’s Sunday morning. Not early and not late. I’ve fed the chickens and opened up the doors to let the cool air in. The house is still quiet. I’ve just made coffee for Kristen and I. And I just sent Murray out to do his one really cool dog trick, bringing in the Sunday paper…… Continue reading Sunday morning
Discipleship – One of the most straight-forward concepts in Christianity. Instead of keeping it simple we turn it into a complicated mess. How hard is it? A person comes to you and wants to grow in their relationship with Jesus. Cool, tell them to find a Bible, read the book of John, and lets meet…… Continue reading Keep it simple
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LP7pdAn3foE A beautiful project. And a beautiful question.
Photo by Steve Snodgrass via Flickr (Creative Commons) Ephesians 2:10 says, “For we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do.” Practically speaking, that means that going to church on Sunday and rocking a Christian bumper sticker isn’t enough. Here…… Continue reading 5 Simple Ways to be Good News This Week
The longer I walk with Jesus the more complicated my life seems to get. Kids, ministry, job, dreams, bills, skills, personality flaws, responsibilities… the list is endless. Life is complicated. Scary. Confusing. Worrysome. At the same time, the longer I live the more simple the application of God’s Word gets. When things seem really complex…… Continue reading L’agenda
‘Tis the gift to be simple, ’tis the gift to be free, ‘Tis the gift to come down where we ought to be, And when we find ourselves in the place just right, ‘Twill be in the valley of love and delight. When true simplicity is gain’d, To bow and to bend we shan’t be…… Continue reading Towards Simplicity
I think Ricky Martin had it wrong. While living la vida loca (the crazy life) looks attractive to the bored, I prefer to set my sights on living la vida simple. (the simple life) As crazy as things seem, feel, or appear– I do live a pretty simple life. A life that is satisfying in its…… Continue reading Living la vida simple
I was reading a couple ministry blogs this morning who were talking about worship services they either produce or visited. I don’t need to link to them as they are easy enough to find. Now that we go to a church with zero theatrics… and new people still come, and people still worship, and people…… Continue reading How come?