Unexpected Provision

Quick show of hands... How many of you, out there, spend time in prayer? I'm not just talking about when you're in the car and you nearly miss sideswiping or rear-ending someone in traffic and you shout a short, "Thank God I missed that car!" I mean... How many of you sit down and purposefully … Continue reading Unexpected Provision

Question of the Week #129

Do you believe in any sort of God? If not, do you think you might still pray if you were in a life-threatening situation? I grew up in a Christian home. I went to a Baptist college. Though I didn't finish with a degree, I attended seminary. I currently work full-time in a Baptist church. … Continue reading Question of the Week #129

His Eye Is On the Sparrow

I'm not really sure why I act surprised when God comes through and provides for my needs when all seems lost. It's happened time and again. Maybe it's in my nature to doubt. I know it's my nature to try and rely on myself first, even though I know I should go to Him first. … Continue reading His Eye Is On the Sparrow

A Million Miles in a Thousand Years

Title: A Million Miles in a Thousand Years Author: Donald Miller Published: 2011 Donald Miller made a splash in the world of Christian non-fiction with his bestseller Blue Like Jazz. I never read it. But I know it was a big hit among folks in my age group at the time. For a long time, … Continue reading A Million Miles in a Thousand Years

My Story…

A few weeks ago, I wrote about how important I feel that my small group has become to me. At this week's gathering, I was asked to share my story. Sharing personal stories has been a running theme at Northstar Church in recent months as we've studied the book of Acts, which tells the story … Continue reading My Story…

The Importance of the Small Group

I have a tendency to watch people. In fact, observing is a part of my job description as a school counselor. I spend the majority of my time in classrooms keeping track of certain kids' behaviors. This works out well because, for as far back as I can recall, I've been a people watcher. During … Continue reading The Importance of the Small Group

When You Get Tagged By Your Pastor…

Here's the thing... I received a notification on the Twitter the other day letting my know that my pastor (who can be found here and here, because apparently having two blogs is the cool thing to do... btw, I had two blogs last year... not saying I've started a trend or anything...) had tagged me … Continue reading When You Get Tagged By Your Pastor…