"The gospel reminds me that I was bought with a price and given the task of glorifying God with my every breath"
(by Jessica K. Bunce) Waking up on wintery mornings to a wonderland of white have become a favorite of mine as of late. For the past two days, Louisville has awoken to a brilliant display of snow and ice that transforms the landscape into something out of a Christmas card. The snow hasn’t lasted long, … Continue reading Winter
I recently had the wonderful opportunity to converse with a man I sharply disagreed with; he is a Hindu from India. I will not share his name for the sake of his personal privacy, but we had a very enjoyable discussion that went on for over two hours. (Notable Observation: It IS possible to disagree … Continue reading γνῶσις
"Τί ἐστιν ἀλήθεια;" (Pronounced: al-ay'-thi-a)"What is truth?" Our culture has an increasingly odd view of truth. Instead of truth being what is right and objectively so, truth has morphed into something subjective. It is frequently categorized by the individual's feelings or perspective. "Her truth" or "his truth" are valid categories to many in our current … Continue reading ἀλήθεια
What comes to your mind when you first think of this word? Perhaps it is a mob of protestors raising signs? Maybe you think of Twitter trolls, or religious fanaticism? Another alternative is to attribute zeal to those with great drive; these are the people with a "get up and go!" mentality. They are the … Continue reading Zealous
Have you ever wanted something so badly that you felt ill? Have you hoped for an event to occur or awaited the outcome of a decision that you literally ached for your desire to become a reality? The Cambridge Dictionary defines this feeling in this way: A strong feeling of wishing for something, especially something … Continue reading Yearning
"(To) have in or be able to bring to one's mind an awareness of (someone or something that one has seen, known, or experienced in the past)." -Dictionary Recuérdame is "Remember me" in Spanish. The animated character, Miguel, sings this song in the Disney/Pixar movie, Coco. In the movie, if you have forgotten to put … Continue reading Remember
I suppose you could say that I have always had an inquisitive mind. It's the kind of mind that sought the hiding place of my Christmas presents when I was young; it's the kind of mind that would ask "Why?" about just about anything (and sometimes still do). Yet in my inquisitiveness, I have some … Continue reading Questions?
Freedom – Guest Post
Guest Post by Jordan Beckworth When was the last time you sat in a worship service and felt free to give your all to God? You felt free to lift your hands, to shout or to cry out to the Father? You felt no fear of what people thought of you or who was watching? … Continue reading Freedom – Guest Post
Words… An Introduction
Life, Death, Power, Weakness, Hope, Discouragement, Victory, Defeat, Love, and Hate. Words are powerful tools, placed in bold, italicized, or underlined; read, typed, written, highlighted, spoken, shared, shredded, misquoted, mistaken, misheard, enjoyed, examined, extracted; they govern our thoughts, they dictate our actions, express our desires, relate to others, govern our beliefs, illuminate our imaginations, and puzzle our preconceptions. Our … Continue reading Words… An Introduction