Category: Jesus in Everyday Life

Switchbacks Lesson #1: Steadfast Endurance

In case you missed it: Here is the first post in this Series: Switchbacks: Let The Journey Begin Have you ever run on a treadmill? I heard that groan. Most people hate running on a treadmill because they feel like a hamster on a…

Switchbacks: Let the Journey Begin

“I feel like I’ve been here before…” No, I wasn’t having an episode of deja-vu, I was hiking switchbacks. It was spring break 2019, and my family and I (sans Camron who was at Iowa State) were in Arizona doing one of our very…

My 15 Minutes: You Want Me To Do What?!? (Genesis 6)

What’s something God has called you to do? Befriend someone or take a leadership position as a worship or small group leader at church? Serve in the children’s/youth ministry, go on a mission trip, run a marathon, mentor, or join a prison ministry? Or…

My 15 Minutes: The Tragic Mindset of Comparison (Genesis 4)

Comparing ourselves to others is cancer to our soul. It robs us of ambition and erodes our joy. When we’re consumed with trying to determine how we measure up to those around us, we forget we’re fearfully and wonderfully made in the likeness of…

Follow Friday: Jeanne Doyon

Sometimes God blesses you with people you didn’t know you needed until they were there. That’s how I feel about Jeanne. Over the last few months, she has been a light and a blessing in my life. And the more I’ve gotten to know…

My 15 Minutes: Genesis 3:1, The Seeds of Discontentment

Discontentment is carbon monoxide to our soul. It’s a silent killer that’s odorless, tasteless, and invisible. It slips in unnoticed, robs us of joy and traps us in a prison of self-absorption and pride. It causes us to focus on what isn’t instead of…

What Is Your Strategy?

On Friday I watched my undefeated Stillwater Ponies Varsity Wrestling Team battle their way to their third state tournament appearance in three years. Their first two duals weren’t even close, nor were they expected to be. Stillwater won both by a WIDE margin. However,…

My 15 Minutes: Happy Valentines Day, 1 John Style

Dear friends, let us continue to love one another, for love comes from God. Anyone who loves is a child of God and knows God. But anyone who does not love does not know God, for God is love. God showed how much he…

Bible Reading Journal GIVEAWAY

Follow Friday guest author, Adriana Morales has graciously offered to giveaway two personalized signed copies of Bible Reading Journal: Growing Closer to God One Day at a Time Contest Dates: Saturday, February 9, 2019, to Wednesday, February 13, 2019 Winner announced Thursday, February 14,…

My 15 Minutes: Let There Be Light (Genesis 1:1-2)

My 15 Minutes are my thoughts as I study God’s Word. This year one of my goals is to read through the entire Bible. As I move forward, I will share some of what God is teaching me in this experience Have you ever…

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