Posts from February 2012

My big pimple.

Every two years or so, I get a HUGE pimple in between my eyes. It’s back. It is always a wonderful reminder of a few things. 1) I am not perfect 🙂 2) I might need to wash my glasses… 3) Small things turn into big things. Small things do turn into big things. Small sin turns  into big sins. Small anger…

A masterpiece.

Ephesians 2:10 tells us that “we are God’s masterpiece.” Like a finely made piece of art work, or a beautiful well-orchestrated piece of music, God has created you and I to be masterpieces. Another piece of scripture that makes this abundantly clear is Psalm 139. As you read this today, rest in the beautiful knowledge that God made you to be you…

Have you ever seen anything like this?

I was reading today in Joel 1:2, which says, “In all your history, has anything like this happened before?” I know for my life, I want to see God do something I have never seen before. Move in a way I have never seen before. Give hope in a way I have never seen before. I also want to see God move…

The “3’s”…Day 1.

Psalm 119:11 “I have hidden your word in my heart that I might not sin against you.” Psalm 147:5 “How great is our Lord, his power is absolute. His understanding is beyond comprehension.” Over the next 3 days we are challenging all of our students to commit to the following three things,for three minutes: memorizing scripture, reading scripture, focused prayer. You might…

Dudes, how to get a wife…Bible style.

The Top 15 Biblical Ways   to Get a Wife Find an attractive prisoner of war, bring her home, shave her head, trim her nails, and give her new clothes. Then she’s yours. – (Deut 21:11-13) Find a prostitute and marry her. – (Hosea 1:1-3) Find a man with seven daughters, and impress him by watering his flock.- Moses (Ex 2:16-21) Purchase a…

teens having less sex?

Check out this article http://www.youthworker.com/youth-ministry-resources-ideas/youth-culture-news/11658372/ What would your thoughts be? Do you agree with the percentages or think they are way off? Would you say teens are having more or less sex than they were 10 years ago? Another question could be, does it really matter? Should we even get that caught up in teen statistics, or is the whole “sex” discussion just…

SEX is GOD?

If worship is what we pledge our lives to, then American students and young adults worship a lot of things: – their future – a career – a band – friends – bf/gf – sports – music – religions – themselves and sex. It is no secret that sex is everywhere, it has been said over and over again “just turn on…

getting stuff done #3

Psalm 119:11 “I have hidden your word in my heart that I might not sin against you.” This is one of the verses I have committed to memory over the last month. Scripture memorization has never been an easy thing for me to get done, but lately my new system has greatly improved my effectiveness. This system is pretty simple: – find…

getting stuff done #2

Sorry for the delay in this series…been out of town and away from technology. 2 Peter 3:8 “But you must not forget this one thing, dear friends: A day is like a thousand years to the Lord, and a thousand years is like a day.” I want to focus in on this particular line, “a day is like a thousand years to…