Extreme Makeover: Christian Edition

“And we all, who with unveiled faces contemplate the Lord’s glory, are being transformed into his image with ever-increasing glory, which comes from the Lord, who is the Spirit.” 2 Corinthians 3:18 Put together one very run down or inadequate house, several opinionated designers, seven days and what do you get? The answer is the…

Finding Peace

When I was younger, I was always asking “God questions,” almost always revolving around the word “why.” Why am I here?  What am I supposed to do? Where should I go next? Why do I need to do this? Of course as a parent, I told my kids that sometimes you just have to do…

New Series Introduction

“Most men lead lives of quiet desperation.” — Henry David Thoreau There was a cute Everybody Loves Raymond episode years ago, where Raymond thinks his little girl is trying to find out where babies come from, but actually asks ”why are there babies?”  Why does God keep causing new children to show up in this world?…

"Out There"

“So that your faith might not rest on men’s wisdom, but on God’s power.” 1 Corinthians 2:5 For such a strong-willed and confident girl…I struggle with this. I am always second guessing and trusting everyone but myself. Most times when the Lord asks me to do something it’s crazy out there. “Out there” as in…