Every day we make choices. Today you chose how early you would wake up, what you would or wouldn’t eat for breakfast, and what time to start getting things done. Sure, some choices are outside of your control, ones that are already made for you. Maybe you feel trapped by those kinds of choices. Good News! Those sorts of choices aren’t as common as you might think! Do you feel trapped in a job? Find a new job! Don’t like the part of the city you live in? Move! Are you unhappy
Do you feel like it’s been a struggle to carry friendships throughout the different seasons of life? Maybe it’s not their fault. Perhaps it’s something in you, something you can fix! In this episode, Kevin is going to talk about three things that every relationship needs and what happens when one of those is missing. Listen now… #Friendship #grace #TheNextSteps
“Can you remember the last time someone showed you some grace?” [silence] I asked the question, and I’m sitting there speechless. Nothing.
After the momentary, awkward silence, we started stumbling through some pretty pathetic stories. Our minds, collectively, were drawing a blank. We knew that we had been shown grace. We just couldn’t remember it.
I noticed that as I processed the question, I remembered messing up, offending people, being mean, and needing grace. I’m sure
Right before my musical group was scheduled to leave for our spring break tour, celebrating the release of our new album and performing in front of a number of churches and student conferences, I received a phone call from home.
My mother had breast cancer.
It runs in her family. Her grandmother had died of it. Several other family members had too. My mother wasn’t old. She was in great shape. She was eating well. She was doing EVERYTHING in her power to prevent this … and
Lately it seems I’m being reminded that life is essentially about Jesus. Every moment is a new opportunity to experience Jesus: joys and triumphs are times to celebrate Jesus / trials and failures are times to cling to Him / free time is time to seek Him / when you’re stretched it’s an opportunity to trust Jesus.
I’m probably being reminded that life is about Jesus because I tend to make it about a lot of other things. I guess I could make some excuses like “it’s easy to get
In his book, “Gracenomics”, Mike Foster says that America has become a “vulture culture”. Just like vultures, we wait for brokenness to appear and then sweep in to feast on it’s death.
Last night Christina Aguilera messed up on one of the largest stages a vocal performer can have: singing the National Anthem at the Super Bowl.
Less than a minute into her rendition she flubbed a line. Instead of singing “O’er the ramparts we watched, were so gallantly streaming” she improvis