Month: January 2020

  • Sweat the Small Stuff…Really!

    Sweat the small stuff. I know. We’ve been told, don’t sweat the small stuff. That may be the reason we’re in this mess today. We’ve been led to believe we should take care of the big stuff and not waste time on the small stuff. That’s a terrible strategy for the Christian life. The small […]

  • Plan B Is Never My First Choice

    Plan B is never my first choice. Don’t most of us prefer Plan A? That is always the preferred route. The best course of action. The expected path to fulfillment. Surely no one starts with Plan B. Plan B is the alternate route. The way we must go when Plan A fails. The road life […]

  • Have You Been to the Spacious Place?

    A spacious place. I don’t know exactly what that means, but I love the sound of it. What pictures come to mind when you hear the word spacious? I’m thinking of a wide place. Abundance. Sunshine. Joy. A place where we enjoy God’s favor. When the Lord first appeared to Moses in that flaming bush, […]

  • What Can I Do to Impress Jesus?

    Have you ever tried to impress Jesus? Maybe you’ve thought…He will really be pleased if I do this…He will really love me if I stop doing that. I’ve fallen into that trap—seeking approval based on my performance. That’s been a tendency in human relationships as well. If we want to impress people, we need to […]