This summer, I have been reading The Discipline of Grace with several of the young women I have been meeting with. I finally finished it this week, and I HIGHLY recommend it. It is written by Jerry Bridges...yes, the author in which I quote all the time talking about Respectable Sins. The poor girls I… Continue reading Book Recommendation: The Discipline of Grace
Growth is never easy...Comfort is easy, unawareness is easy. Spiritually, living is hard and dying is easy. I was talking to a friend yesterday about a book we are reading together. It is a book that deals with the heart--the reality of who God is and the reality of who we are. She remarked to… Continue reading Growth
These days it seems that there are as many different "flavors" of who God is as people. Even people who go to the same church have worldviews that shape one's foundation so differently. If the foundation of a house is bad, the whole house is bad. A worldview built on faulty premises of the true… Continue reading Our “acceptable” idols…
Are you consciously, everyday valuing God as the source of life and not demanding that anything or anyone else fill you up? Where are the places in your heart where you are treasuring your satisfaction and the satisfaction of others in secondary things (material blessings, job, status of relationships, children, health)… Continue reading Questions
This week/weekend we have had Greg's parents in town. We are thrilled that they came because it is a rare occurence. We usually travel there, so most of our lives here are foreign concepts to them. They came to church yesterday to hear Greg speak--and this was a really big deal. We… Continue reading Total.