3 Leanings

Jeff Cultural Observations, Love, Relationships, Service

Thinking deeply.  Working diligently.  Loving fervently. Chances are that you naturally lean more towards one of these three than the others.  We are all hardwired uniquely by God, and that wiring from Him suits His purposes for our lives. Some of you have been granted patient minds that often desire to understand the ‘why’ behind the ‘what’.  Others of you …

Settling Down

Jeff Endurance, grace, Perserverance, Spiritual Growth

Perhaps you’ve wondered at times why you can’t seem to achieve consistency in your Christian walk.  Maybe you have experienced highs and lows and have learned over time that your feelings tend to impact your level of commitment.  Now that you have journeyed with Jesus Christ for a bit, it is likely that you’ve wished inwardly that you could enjoy …

Water Ski or Scuba Diving?

Jeff General, Prayer, Spiritual Growth

The last month has provided me opportunity to develop new methods of thinking.  Quite honestly, I wasn’t really wanting to do so, but God ordained some circumstances that have forced me to comply.  Early morning meditations with prayer and study have all but vanished.  The quiet solitude that I now see was slowly becoming an idol in my heart has …

High Hopes From The Lower Deck

Jeff General, Hope, Spiritual Growth

Sundays are to be tremendous days in the lives of Christians.  So much of our thought-life, our aspirations and our longings should find their expressions when we blend together in corporate worship.  We have a great God and our indescribable delight is knowing that He, indeed, has us.  We have believed, therefore we celebrate and praise Him. “Praise the Lord! …