The Jolly Saint 12.15.17

“I love those who love me; And those who diligently seek me will find me.” Proverbs 8:17 The red coat. The jolly demeanor. The sack full of gifts. These and many other attributes associated with Santa Claus have been sung about and depicted in Christmas stories for generations. Several of these characteristics are even passed […]

Comfort Food 12.4.17

“If you do good to those who do good to you, what credit is that to you?” Luke 6:33 Have you ever been on the receiving end of a drive-thru endowment when you find out the car in front of you has paid for your meal? What a wonderful feeling! Maybe you were even thoughtful enough to pay-it-backward […]

Treating Yo Self 11.24.17

“You are my Lord, my goodness is nothing apart from You.” Psalm 16:2 Yesterday, my family celebrated Thanksgiving with a smaller crowd than we are used to. Just Ben, myself, my parents, and their next door neighbors. But although our numbers were down, you wouldn’t know it by looking at our desserts. One French Silk Pie, […]

Help on the Road 11.20.17

“My help comes from the Lord, the Maker of heaven and earth. He will not let your foot slip—He who watches over you will not slumber” Psalm 121:2-3 In his book A Sweet and Bitter Providence, John Piper offers these thoughts about God’s providence and guidance: “Life is not a straight line leading from one blessing to the next and then finally […]