Good Music Is Hard to Come By

I get frustrated with a lot of Contemporary Christian Music. I honestly shouldn't criticize because, well...could I do any better? But, truly, I'm not criticizing the talent of the writers / performers. I'm criticizing the thought behind the songs. Often they just repeat the same 3-5 words over and over and those words don't seem … Continue reading Good Music Is Hard to Come By

Whatever Floats Your Boat

This week we read more about Paul traveling(by boat) to different places to encourage the local church. And then we end the week with his last stop in Jerusalem. Paul understood the urgency and importance of telling people how to live a life that honored God.  Monday, March 8: Acts 19:21-41 Key Points: Paul was … Continue reading Whatever Floats Your Boat

Amy Grant does it again

Acts is full of incredible and miraculous events that kept the church growing and thriving. This week's readings contain several. Make sure you don't miss any of the cool ways God blessed Peter to continue to spread the name of Jesus. Oh, and here's a little ditty (with a spectacular and very 80s music video...seriously, … Continue reading Amy Grant does it again

What is Love!?

photo source: Another week, another chance for me to write to you about random thoughts in my head. With Valentine’s Day approaching I wanted to share a few ideas for the holiday that we will be using in our house! Valentine’s hearts - we cut out paper hearts and write positive qualities of our … Continue reading What is Love!?

Like Any Good Startup

Like any good startup, the early apostles were constantly having to figure things out, bob and weave, shift to make things work. I'm particularly amazed by their reaction in our Friday reading. A group said, "hey, you're missing the mark". They didn't get defensive. They didn't point out the flaws in their accusers. They fixed … Continue reading Like Any Good Startup