Scripture Memory: Tips & Tricks

POP QUIZ: What does the fox say? What’s your favorite line from your favorite TV show? What’s the first line that pops into your head from your favorite movie? What words come to your mind next when you read “R-E-S-P-E-C-T” or...

Praying: Tips & Tricks

2016 is almost in the books. 2017 is just days away. A new year is always a good time for a fresh start (but so is any day, for instance, December 29!), so I decided to take a couple weeks to discuss some tips on developing good habits. Last week we discussed Bible...

Bible Reading: Tips & Tricks

Every year as the new year dawns, we get ready to start fresh. Gyms fill up for a month, the collective waistline of America gets smaller for a few weeks, and we make big promises to ourselves. When it comes to lasting change in the new year, the missing component for...

The False Promises of Compromise

It’s no coincidence that “compromise” ends with “promise.” “Compromise” comes from French and Latin terms, that when put together, speak of a mutual promise. That makes sense when we’re discussing the positive form of...

Between NO & GO

The middle. It’s the seat you didn’t want to sit in when riding in the family mini van. It’s the years of awkwardness between 5th and 9th grades. It’s the finger we tell our kids not to point with (there are 4 others to choose from!). It may...

Teachable Moments

Monday is overflow day on my blog, where I dive deeper into a topic we didn’t have time to discuss during Sunday’s message. I’ve been posting overflow blogs each week of the It’s Complicated series, and you can read each one HERE. You can also...