Why the name, “Muddy Shoes”?

THIS IS THE VERY FIRST ENTRY … Left at the top to explain the title. A new blog.  Fresh perspectives. Why the name, “Muddy Shoes”? First, it has been said that we should never talk about someone unless we have walked a mile in their shoes.  We should try to see the world from their…

Sneak Peek 5/22

A great worship. Honoring our grads. Introducing two deacons candidates. Playlist… Grace That Won’t Let Go// I Will Follow//Oceans Looking at Open Doors and our role…

Sneak Peek 5/15

Your Door to your Home … what can we learn about this? Get ready … Genesis 19. Playlist God is Able Whom Shall I Fear He Hideth My Soul

Bread, All Over the World

I Love My Bread Bread … sourdough, tortillas, crumpets. Bread … something to crave. Yet, not always the healthiest. Too much carbs they say. My doc told me … eat less carbs and eat more protein. So I cut out the toast and add on some bacon to my breakfast order. But I always come…

The Picture of Dorian Grey

Dorian Grey He’s not real – He’s a fictional character from a book written 80 years ago by Ivan Albright. The plot varies by different versions but the main theme is pretty consistent. It has been made into movies. He has been character in TV shows and movies alike. He’s been the hero and he’s…

Doors

Doors I was pondering doors in the Bible. Doors are mentioned over 180 times in Bible – throw in gates, entryways, etc, that number just goes up. Doors can be literal – Door to the Ark, Passover Door, Lot’s house door in Sodom, Temple Doors and so on. They can be symbolic – Door to…

Don’t Read

I said don’t read. I’m on a road trip to drop off a friend at an airport. May all your highways and byways be blessed.

He’s never gonna let you down

Sometimes, lyrics say it all … Let the King of my heartBe the mountain where I runThe fountain I drink fromOh, He is my songLet the King of my heartBe the shadow where I hideThe ransom for my lifeOh, He is my song ‘Cause You are good, You’re good, mm-mmYou are good, You’re good, mm-mm…

Me-God-Me

Who is responsible for me? For my growth? In Phil 2.13, it looks as if God is the one responsible. His power, His presence, His purpose, His pleasure. … for it is God who works in you, both to will and to work for his good pleasure. But here is a great solid truth – before verse…

Sneak Peek (5/1/22)

Are you ready to worship? Before you show up or log on to Sunday worship – God is already present at church and is desiring you to pour out your life and be blessed and transformed. Before you even thought of what is going to happen – God is ahead planning to show you singing…

Somebody Else’s Bed

Somebody Else’s Bed Do you ever miss your abode? Especially at night? Miss the just right mix of cool-warmth comfort … and the familiarity of your normal place of rest? Do you ever have to sleep somewhere else and just miss snuggling under the usual quilt? Miss adjusting the fan or AC to your comfort…