Softserve Salvation? 8/27/21

The original Pinkberry Frozen Yogurt (froyo) restaurant opened in January 2005 and quickly exploded in popularity. It gained a cult following amongst celebrities and became a trendy must-visit spot in Los Angeles. With so many people driving across the city and waiting in lines of 20-30 minutes, Pinkberry was dubbed “the taste that launched 1,000Continue reading “Softserve Salvation? 8/27/21”

Unbelievers are building with no Blueprint- 7/30/21

My kids love building Lego sets. It’s a fun challenge that requires serious focus. They know that when they open that Lego set, the manufacturer has provided every part they’ll need to build the finished product. But it’s not just the parts. The manufacturer also provides a photo of the finished product and an instruction manual showing how toContinue reading “Unbelievers are building with no Blueprint- 7/30/21”

Jailhouse Salvation- 7/16/21

In the book of Acts, we read how the Apostle Paul and his companion Silas were stripped, beaten, and thrown in prison for preaching the Good News of Jesus Christ. What ensues is amazing:“About midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God, and the other prisoners were listening to them. Suddenly, thereContinue reading “Jailhouse Salvation- 7/16/21”

These People have to be Nuts- 7/2/21

Do you regularly find yourself thinking, “these people have to be nuts” when you read about current affairs, politics, or pop culture? It’s tempting to conclude that our world must be more out of control than ever before. But check out this Bible verse written almost 2,000 years ago: “Do not conform to the patterns ofContinue reading “These People have to be Nuts- 7/2/21”

Can we really trust the Bible? 05/21/2021

Do you ever sit at home and think… “I need to be able to prove that my spouse exists. I’m going to put a bit of thought into it to make sure I can clearly explain that they exist and they’re not some figment of my imagination.”  When you have a personal relationship with someone,Continue reading “Can we really trust the Bible? 05/21/2021”

Fix your Focus- 04/23/2021

Like clockwork, every April this tree gives me a reminder to fix my focus. More specifically:  “A life devoted to things is a dead life, a stump; a God-shaped life is a flourishing tree.”  -Proverbs 11:28 I am all for focused intensity and striving for excellence in every facet of our lives; but if we’re not serving Christ, weContinue reading “Fix your Focus- 04/23/2021”