All it takes is a spark of hope. Be that hope in the New Year.
After the last two years, how we probably look at 2022:
The beginning of the year. The beginning of a new year for me. I open up my Bible to read Genesis 1 and I come past the title page. On that title page I wrote a quote from Dietrich Bonhoeffer and it serves for my life goal in this year of 2020: This, I pray,Continue reading “My 54th Year”
2019 closes out. 2020 looms large. In all of it, with politics and anger, frustration, joy, loss, and victories… it is refreshing to me to end the year in Bible reading with Revelation. The end of the matter is summed up well here:
In writing to Sardis, there is an interesting note. Craig Keener points out in his commentary on Revelation that the two harshest rebukes in the seven letters of Revelation were to churches where even the cities don’t exist anymore.
Too much life online. It has to stop. Now.
For those friends around the world who’ve already had the new year… how is the future? Here is to what lies ahead! GREAT SCOTT!
As we aim toward a New Year, we always have that daunting task of “resolutions.” One of the great goals we should always have in mind is how we can deepen our walk with God. For me, the question is always centered around prayer and the Scriptures. How can I best center my life inContinue reading “Deeper in the Word in 2014”
Tomorrow in church, we begin a NEW YEAR! I serve an Assemblies of God church, so most reading this will probably go… “What? HUH? What?!?” But it’s a new year! We will be in the first Sunday of Advent, which is on the Church calendar. It’s the rhythm of the Kingdom, not this world. And…Continue reading “Wake up from the turkey coma”
Happy 2013. It’s always a good time for reflection and dreaming about what is ahead. There are a few things I want to see ahead in my own life, especially this year. 1. Reflect more. Spend more time reflecting on the day. 2. Dream more. We have a special silent retreat coming up, then ourContinue reading “New”