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Simone Biles, Our Feelings, and The Bible

Why do many people seem eager to relate to and empathize with Simone Biles? Here's the situation: the greatest female gymnast of all time decided to withdraw from competition in the middle of the biggest competition in the world, the Olympics. Here's what I'm not commenting on: whether or not I think Simone Biles should… Continue reading Simone Biles, Our Feelings, and The Bible

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Are You Pointing At The Rain Or At God? | How To Glorify God In Your Conversations

I opened the door for our contractor and he stepped inside, out of the dark, humid and rainy summer morning. I said, "Wow, it's really gross out there!" He responded with, "I'm thankful the Lord directed my plans this week. I did my outside work yesterday instead of today like I originally planned." Instantly I… Continue reading Are You Pointing At The Rain Or At God? | How To Glorify God In Your Conversations

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Why Do Bad Things Happen To Good People?

"I know you're not supposed to question God, but sometimes you just have to wonder why bad things happen to good people." Someone said this to me after telling me about a godly woman we both know who is suffering through sickness, loss and heartache in her immediate family. We're quick to say "God is… Continue reading Why Do Bad Things Happen To Good People?

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This Has Not Been Cancelled

Did you know that the absolute Truth of God's Word hasn't been cancelled by Covid? It absolutely applies to the things we face today - uncertainty, cancellations, rules and restrictions, sickness, fear and unrest. This week I've been thinking about three pillars from the book Experiencing God (a study that deeply impacted me as a… Continue reading This Has Not Been Cancelled

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Where is God in the Coronavirus?

Life is so weird right now. Some people are really suffering, whether it's sickness, loss, financial devastation or isolation. My heart breaks for them! At my house, we aren't really suffering. We're just experiencing circumstances that are out of our control. It's frustrating and just so weird. Right? There are so many unknowns. My current… Continue reading Where is God in the Coronavirus?

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What To Do When You Don’t Know What To Do

The words I've heard most often in the last week are these: "I just don't know." From friends, co-workers, family, church leaders, business owners, online content creators and strangers in line at the store, we're all there. How much toilet paper do I really need? How long is this pandemic going to last? What happens… Continue reading What To Do When You Don’t Know What To Do