Category Archives: Thoughts

I don’t need another Savior

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2_oYLnmFAbM Recently written, this is a thought process birthed out of a recognition that Jesus as Savior is sufficient, and that I don’t need any other pseudo savior. I don’t need any other person or idol. I don’t need any … Continue reading

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Part III: Allow Yourself To Be Angry

In my last venture overseas, our team had a rough few months. In one week, it specifically felt like everything was hitting the fan. Think of a bird on a baseball field. Wrong place. Wrong time. Feathers everywhere, bird no … Continue reading

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Part II: Allow yourself to be angry

Yesterday, I posted the blog, “Allow yourself to be angry”, explaining how I’ve seen anger displayed the wrong way through the following: 1. Directing anger toward the wrong person And/Or 2. Communicating anger in the wrong way It’s not a fun experience to … Continue reading

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Allow yourself to be angry

Allow yourself to be angry. I say “allow” instead of “be” angry or “get” angry, because I think a lot of us already have anger inside of us. I think we just need to allow ourselves to be real about … Continue reading

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Pursuing Pleasure (continued…)

Embracing pleasure produces thankfulness. Not embracing pleasure produces guilt (possibly over a blessing the Good Lord could be trying to give). When the Ultimate Giver freely gives us a gift or rewards us with something, who are we to say … Continue reading

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Good ideas are really just God-given thoughts.

Good ideas are really just God-given thoughts. Believers have the mind of Christ. We think like Christ. We don’t think like Him 100% of the time, but when we think according to the Spirit of God, we think like Christ. … Continue reading

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Communion

Reflections on Henri Nouwen’s “Can You Drink The Cup?” (from Chapter 2: The Cup of Sorrow, pages 31-37) Communion. What is communion? – being together – common union – having something another person(s) has/have – sharing something with one or … Continue reading

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Everyone is Given Different Amounts of Grace.

God gives us grace, but the grace given to each person may differ. For by the grace given to me, I tell everyone among you not to think of himself more highly than he should think. – Romans 12:3a I … Continue reading

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Living Out Our Identity

Willingly or unwillingly, I think I’m learning about humility in this season. I keep hearing about it, and I’ve been given a definition. Humility: being willing to be known for who you are, not less and not more. If this … Continue reading

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Seeing the Big Picture in Hard Seasons

Real talk. This past season has been difficult. (I wrote this a week or so ago, and now I feel like I’m coming into a new season and the Lord is giving me and us breakthrough, but this word still applies … Continue reading

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