Walking in Career and Calling

Looking back at the path the Lord has led me on, I have at times felt conflicted. I remember when he first started calling and developing me for ministry, I was very confused. On one track, things were taking off in my career. On another parallel track, I was simultaneously having opportunities in ministry andContinue reading “Walking in Career and Calling”

Defense Becomes the Offense

A little over three weeks ago, I twisted my ankle pretty severely moving.  The timing was horrible. I was moving from a third floor apartment and I had finally gotten into a consistent workout routine.  I had also just completed my fastest 2 mile run and was really excited about continuing my running plan thatContinue reading “Defense Becomes the Offense”

Get the Net: A Parallel Life of Luke 5

Today was fishing day! It had been at least four to five years since I had gone salt water fishing and I was most excited to be able to wade fish. The night before I was led to read Luke 5 because in that story, the fishermen (soon to be disciples) had been fishing allContinue reading “Get the Net: A Parallel Life of Luke 5”

The Rooms of Your Heart: Proverbs 24:3-4

Proverbs 24:3-4 By wisdom a house is built, and through understanding it is established; through knowledge its rooms are filled with rare and beautiful treasures. This is one of my favorite verses.   When building a house properly, you have to have a plan drawn with wisdom.  The layout has been thought out to createContinue reading “The Rooms of Your Heart: Proverbs 24:3-4”

Proverbs 5 and a Trail Map Comparison

Proverbs 5:21-23 For your ways are in full view of the Lord, and he examines all your paths. The evil deeds of the wicked ensnare them; the cords of their sins hold them fast. For lack of discipline they will die, led astray by their own great folly. I have this tradition the past few years toContinue reading “Proverbs 5 and a Trail Map Comparison”

Stepping Out in the Dark: Proverbs 4:18-19

Proverbs 4:18-19 The path of the righteous is like the morning sun, shining ever brighter till the full light of day. But the way of the wicked is like deep darkness; they do not know what makes them stumble. One of my favorite features in my tent is one of the screened views.  It’s beautifulContinue reading “Stepping Out in the Dark: Proverbs 4:18-19”