Life Changing Resolution

“Lord bless this house and shut my mouth.” I can relate to that coffee mug statement. So this New Years I have a truly life changing resolution. I resolve that my mouth will be kind. In Psalm 17 David asks God to hear his prayer, and in his plea he states why his words are…

Living out God’s Crazy Love

I hope someone has told you how crazy you are or recently given you a baffled look. There’s no doubt that we live in a society overrun with comparison and consumed by peer opinion. But Christian, what people say of us shouldn’t fit the mold. As the public watches us live for God’s glory, they…

Prayer and the Heart of God

In a little Lutheran cemetery deep in Nebraska farm country, I walked up and down the rows of gravestones searching for family names. Some of the stones were written in German, others too old to read. Some lived only a few moments, and others for almost a century. As I walked, a sense of urgency…