Home is more than an address

I think about home a lot. Especially since moving away.   Home – “the place where one lives permanently, especially as a member of a family or household.”   I like this definition better than some of the others online; it includes that one word, the adverb ‘permanently’. The image seems truer somehow, even if…

How to Break Free

Jim Burgen’s, No More Dragons, from Thomas Nelson Books. (on shedding decades of gnarly scales)   His sermons (while at Southland Christian Church in Kentucky) were instrumental during my college years, and this book has taken it a step further with messaging that centers upon curing a hardened heart. Jim challenges the reader saying: becoming a dragon is…

Why Our Work Matters

“Utterly alone, at the bottom of a fourteen-foot trench filled with water so thick with silt he literally couldn’t see his hand in front of his face, William Walker laid twenty-five thousand bags of concrete, slitting each bag open so the concrete could spread out as it set. He then used 115,000 concrete blocks and…

Finding Contentment in a Busy Age

Notes from yesterday were so spot on I had to share them today! Regarding priorities in 2016: Journey Church August 28, 2016 ==================================== Welcome to Journey Church, Chattanooga! Philippians, Part 8 ==================================== 6 Basic Questions (good no matter what book of the Bible is being studied) Who is writing the letter? Who is Paul saying it…

Life in Prepositions

In life… …Beneath covers Between parents… …For months, years Since birth… …Until milestones On the road… …Among friends Outside the office… …Beside the ocean Opposite the love of your life… …Plus kids Minus some… …Without others With God… …Versus the devil Within life… …Before the end Above ground… …Near it all Like heaven… …But not…
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