Posts from January 2014

What do you give?

How has your week been? Have you lived up to the “redo” opportunity? Have you let the redo God has given you be worthwhile?     This past week we have focused on the redo Jesus gave the woman at the well. He knew all about her sin—the sin she thought was hidden. We know that God has given us a great…

Sochi

No one makes it to the Olympics overnight. You can’t win a random contest to get into the Olympics. It takes years of training. The winter Olympics start in Sochi in just a couple weeks     To be an Olympic athlete one must start training at an early age. They must think about everything: what they eat, how often they sleep,…

Time = Love

“The best use of life is love. The best expression of love is time. The best time to love is now.” Rick Warren Here, Rick Warren explains that spending time on someone is the best show of love. Each minute we have in a day is priceless. It’s hard to see that sometimes, but if you ask a person dealing with a…

The Gift of a Re-do

Psalm 118:24 24This is the day the Lord has made. We will rejoice and be glad in it.     So…yeah…it might be hard to feel this way everyday. We get caught up in life…. dealing with tests, problems with your parents, problems with your friends, or issues with your boy or girl friend. The biggest challenge we have with starting our…

Forgive Others (Friday)

  Who makes you angry? Is there one person in your life that you just can’t stand to be around?   Maybe it’s a family member, or someone on your team, or someone that just goes to your school and is in one of your classes and they just annoy you to no end.   Maybe there’s someone you know that you…

I Can See My Words In The Air!

  Don’t you wish that sometimes you could see your words leave your mouth and then grab them and put them back?   When you say something dumb in class   When you call someone a name   When you fight with your friend (or significant other) and just because you want to win you say something that you know will hurt…

Another Failed Resolution

What an amazing night we had at Vertical last night.   Not only did we have Chick-Fil-a (the best chicken around) but we also had amazing music, a great message, and games that started and ended the evening.   The coolest part, though, was that you got the opportunity to write how you wanted to make 2014 a better year.   Now…