Five Minute Friday: Gift

I got my pastoral license in the mail last weekend. Staring at the official seal, and my name under the words "License to Preach," I felt overwhelmed and unprepared. As I thought about Lisa-Jo's prompt for today's Five Minute Friday, the verse about children being a gift from the Lord cycled on repeat through my … Continue reading Five Minute Friday: Gift

Excuse me while I rant a bit…

Where is the wise man? Where is the scribe? Where is the debater of this age? Has not God made foolish the wisdom of the world? 1 Corinthians 1:20 I feel like I'm full up on anecdotes, advice and self-help. This year I challenged myself to read 35 books I'd never read before. So far … Continue reading Excuse me while I rant a bit…

Thou Shalt Not Covet Thy Neighbors…Conference?

It's starting. I can feel my eyes turning green as I sit here. Conference season is upon me. Leadership conferences. Ministry conferences. Blogging conferences. Writing conferences. You name it, there's most likely a conference for it...and I'm not going. Now before I sound too much like a pouty 5-year-old {too late?} let me take a … Continue reading Thou Shalt Not Covet Thy Neighbors…Conference?