Debriefing Life Posted on August 13, 2018August 13, 2018 by Inside His Grace The other day, my eldest son called me. He was having a difficult time with a friend. I will spare you the details. As we talked it became clear, my son valued the friendship to the point he was willing to forgive
Posted on August 6, 2018 by Inside His Grace In October of 2016, there were three couples who joined Beth and I in a dream to plant a new church. We invited 29 people to join us in a vision cast of this new thing God was doing. So, on October 16, 2016, 35 people
Posted on July 31, 2018 by Inside His Grace Religion is all about behavior. The Kingdom of God is all about relationships. In His most famous sermon (The Sermon on the Mount – Matthew 5-7), Jesus teaches that righteousness is not right behavior; it is getting relationships right. In Matthew 5, He said our righteousness
Posted on July 31, 2018 by Inside His Grace In a management seminar one time, the leader asked if we had heard of the Golden Rule of Business, “He who holds the gold makes the rules.” I get that. But Jesus’ Golden Rule is about navigating life where relationships are the priority. Jesus’ Golden Rule
Sociologist and tech expert, Dr. Sherry Turkle says, “We are lonely but fearful of intimacy. Digital connections offer the illusion of companionship without the demands of friendship. We expect more from technology and less from each other.” One way digital connections have affected our culture is the distraction of our mobile devices. The distractions have impacted
Posted on July 10, 2018 by Inside His Grace Why don’t people go to church? I did a quick google search on this topic, what I found is that one reason was in the top 1 or 2 of almost everyone’s list: People are afraid of being judged by church people. Unfortunately, this is a reality.
Posted on July 2, 2018 by Inside His Grace Atheist, Comedian Penn Jillette, did a video blog some time back. In it he told the story of a polite man who gave him a Bible and shared the gospel with him. While the man didn’t convince Penn to become a believer. He admired the man.
Mulligan! Posted on June 25, 2018 by Inside His Grace Have you ever done something as soon as you did it you wanted to take it back? Yeah, I have been there too. In the 2018, US Open, Phil Mickelson was putting on the 13th hole (glad I am not superstitious) when he missed the
Drowning in Digestive Juices Posted on June 19, 2018 by Inside His Grace I can think of about four times in my life when I felt the world closing in on me. I can remember how everything on the peripheral seemed to become fuzzy and there was an intense focus on the person giving me bad
There Has to Be Something More! Posted on June 11, 2018 by Inside His Grace Have you ever thought, “God must have something more for me”? Many people that I have talked to have answered that question yes. There is a longing in their heart that there is something more significant for them to accomplish. God