FOR*GIVE*NESS

We all like gifts. A gift is a way to demonstrate love to someone–to show them you were thinking of them. It’s true what Jesus said, “It is more blessed to give than to receive,” but let’s be honest–it is still blessed to receive! So I don’t think it’s a...

Roots & Fruits

Each week during 2020 I’ll be posting about something from our Awaken 2020 Bible reading plan covering the New Testament, Psalms, and Proverbs. We’d love to have you join us! You can download each month’s reading plan at awaken.church/bible2020 and you can post on...

Motions & Motives

Assuming the driver of our road trip knew where he was headed? Hours-long detour. Me assuming my wife took all the kids home from church? A trip back to church to get the kid I left behind. My wife assuming I know where those three things she needs at the grocery...

Get Into It

This is it. Welcome to not only a new month, but also a new year, and a new decade! Wow. So much has happened and so many things lie ahead. New Year’s resolutions abound. In fact, even our artificial intelligence assistant have plans for the new year. I just asked...

Hinge Point

History is filled with hinge points. The Gettysburg Address. The Declaration of Independence. The Civil Rights movement. The invention of the original chicken sandwich and the beginning of Chick-Fil-A… You get the idea. History turns on these events. Speaking of hinge...