Those who listen to instruction will prosper; those who trust the Lord will be joyful. Proverbs 16:20 (NLT) Have you ever tried to assemble something that came with horrible instructions? Yeah. It is a royal pain. The layout doesn’t make sense and the screws they send with it never seem to fit any of the... Continue Reading →

Don’t Be an Idiot

This is what he requires of you: to do what is right, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with your God. Micah 6:8 (NLT) I used to watch a TV show called The Office. For those who have never seen it, here’s a brief description. The Office was a sit-com which was shot as... Continue Reading →

Thin Ice

Teach me to do your will, for you are my God. May your gracious Spirit lead me forward on a firm footing.Psalm 143:10 (NLT) I remember one winter up at Camp Wawona in Yosemite. I was with some friends playing around in the snow. It was January, so it was very cold, and there was... Continue Reading →

Sex Ed

God’s will is for you to be holy, so stay away from all sexual sin. Then each of you will control his own body and live in holiness and honor—not in lustful passion like the pagans who do not know God and his ways.1 Thessalonians 4:3-5 (NLT) Sex is a very powerful piece of our... Continue Reading →

Work Smarter

Then he said to the crowd, “If any of you wants to be my follower, you must give up your own way, take up your cross daily, and follow me.”Luke 9:23 (NLT) “Work smarter, not harder.” It’s a saying that I’ve heard from business executives for decades. The idea is that we need to think... Continue Reading →

Déjà Vu

For God saved us and called us to live a holy life. He did this, not because we deserved it, but because that was his plan from before the beginning of time - to show us his grace through Christ Jesus.2 Timothy 1:9 (NLT) Have you ever had déjà vu? If you don’t know what... Continue Reading →

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