let the lion out

“If you can’t explain it to a six year old, you don’t understand it yourself.” -Albert Einstein

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Simplicity

“If you can't explain it to a six year old, you don't understand it yourself.” -Albert Einstein How many things in life get jumbled, confusing, and out of control because the issue becomes "too complicated?" Sometimes all that is needed to a few deep breaths, a count...

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Philemon

The book of Philemon in the Bible is sandwiched between Titus and Hebrews. In our modern day Bibles it is only one chapter long and consists of 25 verses. I say modern day because when this was written it was actually a letter. In this letter, the apostle Paul is...

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Altar Call's Greatest Hits

This video came up as an ad recently while browsing YouTube. I'm not endorsing the company or anything like that. I just wanted to point out some great satire that caught my attention.

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Permission Granted

God is a gentleman and will always ask permission before he intervenes in your life. The devil will always act as a thief, break in, and steal your joy. The devil never asks permission. Next time something happens in your life, before blaming God for the situation,...

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Bad Week?

Do you ever just have a horrible day? And then that day somehow carries into the next, and the next and before you know it the week has gone by and you're feeling like you're in the slums of life. After I recently had one of these weeks someone asked me if I could...

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Offensive Christianity

So many times as Christians we react to situations and defend our faith. What if instead we got proactive and on the offense with our message! Instead of defending who we are lets proclaim who we are. The world will know us by our actions. If our actions stem from...

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No Attention Paid…

Let’s talk about the principle of a work ethic with excellence. About three fourths through the book of Genesis we are introduced to a character by the name of Joseph. Now for those of you that attended sunday school know all there is to know about him. But today I...

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Seeing the World with Blind Eyes

When was the last time you were judged by someone? Was it because of what you were wearing? Something you said? A quirky characteristic you may have? What if we didn't have our five senses, and instead we only experienced people based upon their hearts? I know this...

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Praise in Desolation

I recently had the opportunity to lead worship during the young adult service at The Potter's House. The service takes place weekly on Friday nights and I normally just play piano. This week was different as I was playing and leading. The days leading up to Friday...

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