Strategic Genius or Just Crazy

Most of the Bible takes place in the middle east with the exception of bits that are focused more on the Mediterranean locations where Paul traveled. If I were to take a guess, I would say that many of today’s Christians don’t know why God would choose it...

Dancing in the Desert

Deserts are hot. That might seem like an obvious statement but until you have been there I’m not sure you really know what hot is. I know it was like that for me. Even for short hikes in between air-conditioned bus rides, the thing you want to carry the most is water....

Hebrew Words We All Should Know Part 1

Have you ever read a passage in the Bible and thought that it just doesn’t make any sense? That happens to me… quite a bit and ironically enough, I believe the biblical writers did it on purpose so we would have to stop and dig deeper into the biblical text.  Another...

Jump In The Water!

Trusting God is hard, it shouldn’t be but it is… Why? When he has shown his love over and over again I still find it a hard lesson to learn.  And then I am reminded of Joshua and the Israelites.  In Exodus God rescued them from the Egyptians by allowing...

Being Present

Being present is something I think our culture struggles with every day.  We are in a conversation but our minds are elsewhere, or we are in a meeting at work and our minds are distracted.  We are so overwhelmed with information and media and busy schedules that it...