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

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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

Love One Another

I've never been accused of being an optimist. And, most of the time, when someone calls me a pessimist, I try to point out that I'm a realist instead. I now realize that only a pessimist will try to call themselves a realist. Maybe that's the way it is. Maybe looking at the world with … Continue reading Love One Another

3 Reasons Why I’m a Horrible Person

Do you ever wonder if you're a horrible person? Well, I don't have to wonder. I know. About myself, I mean. I have no idea if you are horrible. That's between you and God. If you're nice or, at least, attempting to be nice, you're probably saying I can't be that bad. You've probably read … Continue reading 3 Reasons Why I’m a Horrible Person

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

So Many Questions, Part II

In case you missed my post yesterday, you've stumbled into the midst of a week long questionnaire. This list contains 100 questions which I am dividing up throughout the week. Questions 1-20 were dealt with in yesterday's post. Go back if you need to see those answers. And now, we resume the epic answers to … Continue reading So Many Questions, Part II

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…