Tag, You’re It … Not Any More

They were ensuring the physical, emotional safety of students. They wanted to make sure kids kept their hands to themselves. So, they said they were going to ban the game of tag at recess. This is a few years ago, and I know the school system looking at this got its 15 minutes of notoriety. … Continue reading Tag, You’re It … Not Any More

Don’t be creeped out – but people are watching

Here we go, digging a little deeper into the passage of Acts 28. In verse 3, Paul is bitten by a viper - and it just hangs on to his hands. The natives watch and start the judgement. They think he must be a really bad guy - he survived a shipwreck but justice caught … Continue reading Don’t be creeped out – but people are watching

Disciplines …. Habits of Grace … Means of Joy

I rarely talk about a book before I’ve read the entirety, but recently I was drawn to the cover of a new book by David Mathis. Mathis is a pastor and an executive at desiringgod.org. The book - Habits of Grace: Enjoying Jesus Through the Spiritual Disciplines. Grace is very important to me, (See previous … Continue reading Disciplines …. Habits of Grace … Means of Joy

Grace, Have Mercy … thoughts from Me & David Jeremiah

His story is one of rebellion and forgiveness - a sinner most of us would discount, a preacher reached by the amazing grace of God - a human trafficker that became the one who pinned one of the greatest hymns of all times. I am referring to John Newton, the slave merchant reached by God’s … Continue reading Grace, Have Mercy … thoughts from Me & David Jeremiah

Grace … TD Jakes on Grace in the Workplace

I googled ‘grace in action’ and ‘picture of grace’ and a few other searches in an attempt to have a visual illustration of what grace looks like in real life. I mean, if we are challenged to show grace then I was curious how the world thought it would look like. What I got was … Continue reading Grace … TD Jakes on Grace in the Workplace