Being a leader is something that many of us may never think about in our vocations outside the church. We hear of being leaders all of the time inside the church, but applying those leadership skills to our everyday lives isn’t always something that’s on our mind, simply because sometimes we don’t recognize the need to be… Continue reading The Seven-Question Test: Understanding Why You Have THAT Passion
If a cotton ball could move, it would probably figure out a way to become an uncontrollable bouncy ball. In fact, many believe that's what Pookie is, a cotton ball that learned to bounce. His hyperactive energy has the ability to dizzy even some of the most excitable dogs, even other dogs… Continue reading The Pookie Tales
“Would you like to lead a Bible study this month?” This question is one that will either excite us tremendously, or strike instant fear into us, or sometimes both. Attending a Bible study is one thing, but leading? That’s huge and it comes with major responsibilities. Our immediate reactions might be “I’ve never… Continue reading Learning How to Lead: Guiding a Bible Study
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A dear friend and fellow blogging buddy of mine, Elizabeth (Liz) Newsom, recently asked to interview me about my writing and blogging interests on her blog and I am here to pass along the information that that interview is live on the internet! Feel free to check out my answers to difficult questions such as… Continue reading Find me at ElizabethNewsom.com!
Do you ever feel overwhelmed by all the life decisions we have to make as a teenager? Like who we’re supposed to date, what we’re supposed to major in, where we should go to college, or what career we’re going to have? The decisions we make now, as a teenager, can determine our life’s course… Continue reading Being a Receiver and Hearing God’s Voice; Guest Liz Newsom
What once started as the tiny seed in the palm of a child's hand, has now grown into the sturdy, dependable tree that now holds the grown child in it's branches. Trees have always fascinated me; all plants have really. I love studying the way that that tiny seed grows. The way the leaves unfold… Continue reading A Tree’s Revelation to the Meaning of Faith