March 1, 2017

“But by the [remarkable] grace of God I am what I am, and His grace toward me was not without effect. In fact, I worked harder than all of the apostles, though it was not I, but the grace of God [His unmerited favor and blessing which was] with me”

 ~1 Corinthians 15:10...

February 22, 2017

Happily Ever After…

I can hardly believe that it has been fourteen years since Casey and I started dating! Our marriage relationship will officially be a “teenager” this July when we celebrate thirteen years of marriage.

I tell people all the time that I truly believe ne...

February 19, 2017

Our Battle Cry…

Our church has spent the first six weeks of 2017 in this series, Facing and Defeating Your Giant(s). This has been a tremendous way to start the year and I have personally gained quite a bit of understanding through it. Our battle cry or declaration as a...

February 13, 2017

A Classic Hymn…

Amazing Grace

Amazing grace! How sweet the sound
That saved a wretch like me!
I once was lost, but now am found;
Was blind, but now I see.

’Twas grace that taught my heart to fear,
And grace my fears relieved;
How precious did that grace appear
The hour I...

February 10, 2017

Throughout this series, Facing and Defeating your Giant(s), we have discussed how we each have a giant or giants that we fight against. Giants come in all shapes and sizes. We have spent time over the month of January examining these giants and looking at ways that we...

February 8, 2017

As we have stated in this entire series Facing and Defeating your Giant(s), we each have a giant or giants that are fighting against us. Giants come in all shapes and sizes. We have spent time over the month of January examining these giants and looking at ways that we...

February 2, 2017

As we have stated throughout this entire series, Facing and Defeating your Giant(s), everyone has a giant or giants they are fighting against. Giants come in all shapes and sizes and we have spent time over the month of January examining these giants and looking at way...

February 1, 2017

What is keeping you in the boat…

Jonathan continued teaching about facing and defeating your giant(s) in 2017. We have taken the month of January to focus on the Old Testament passage of Numbers 13 where Moses sends out the spies to examine the land that God had promise...

January 25, 2017

Where is my hope…

My alarm went off at 3:45 this morning. I struggled momentarily to know what day of the week it was. When I realized it was Monday, my first instinct was to roll over and stay in the bed. For a moment, I even considered laying out of work. My body feel...