The topic of this episode is based around a sermon Noah preached recently on Jesus calming the storm in Mark 4:35-39. In a chaotic season of COVID-19, racism, and a divisive election, let this passage of Scripture bring peace to these chaotic waters and the daily pain of living in a fallen world.
I’ve been an outspoken supporter of the #BlackLivesMatter movement for years now, attending events, writing blogs, and posting a sign in my front yard. Over the course of time I’ve been supporting BLM, I’ve had to combat a lot of push back about the movement. Especially when more dramatic protests started happening, like people laying […]
What does the Bible say about anger? Ditch Your Goals for Adventures, Ditch Your Anger for Peace I’ve struggled with anger for most of my life. There are generally two types of anger. One is projected toward a specific person or persons like the spray of a machine gun, the other is brooding and internal […]
The USA Today section of my Lansing State Journal has an article in it with the startling title “Multitasking teens pick texting over sleeping.” The article goes on to say how teens spend around 9 hours a day on “entertainment media” which includes social media, music, gaming or online videos, (i.e. time on their smart […]
I’m re-reading Strengthening the Soul of Your Leadership: Seeking God in the Crucible of Ministry by Ruth Haley Barton for the third time in 2015. No book has brought such transformational change to my leadership and walk with Christ as this one. I’ll be doing a full review of the book later this week. Here’s […]
My friend Rodney McNary wrote this–I hope it’s helpful and gives you peace as you go through life’s storms: Shortsighted and unwise, people call men “happy” when life goes well with them, when they are prosperous, cheerful, or loved by relations and friends, and the sun is shining. People with these kinds of circumstances, however, […]