You know that scene in every teen movie where the main character is wearing something very special, like her grandmother's necklace, but then she goes to a party and loses it? Why do we do the exact same thing?
But this isn't just about our hard-earned paychecks. It's about our entire lives. It's about how we cut out our evening devotions because work was tough and all we want is to curl up in front of Netflix (guilty). We can't keep making these excuses.
Summary: What is that one thing that you really want right now? What dreams do you have for your life? What are the desires of your heart? Do you want to travel? Make a real difference in the world? Start your own business? Dreaming about the possibilities for our lives can be either intoxicating or … Continue reading God (Sometimes) Restores (Genesis 47)
Summary: Ain't nothin' like a gooood man... This song used to annoy the mess out of me when I was younger but it's so catchy and really, like, so true. There's this longing inside of a lot of us for a good man or a good woman. We want to connect with someone on a romantic, … Continue reading Started From The Top Now We’re Here (Genesis 39)
Summary: One of my favorite genres of music is Christian rap/hip-hop. It cracks me up. Don't get me wrong, some Christian hip-hop artists write really good music, especially these days. But there are some songs, circa 2009 and earlier, whose lyrics and delivery just have me rolling. So many of them sound like they're trying … Continue reading Ballin’ (Genesis 23)
Summary: I have a small obsession with getting back at people. It's weird; it doesn't even have to be me who does it. If someone does something wrong - hurts my feelings, cuts me off on the road, undermines me at work - then I begin imagining all the many and wonderful ways that person … Continue reading Lyin’ Abe And The Unfair God (Genesis 12)