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Child of the King. Happily married. Father of four. Walking & wondering at things since before I was four.

  • God’s Sovereignty is Better

    Gods Sovereignty is Better

    Life is busy.  There are so many distractions in our daily lives, that we can be easily be influenced by the realities they create for us.  Instead of seeing a loving God sovereignly in control, we see the fallen state… Read More ›

  • Be Occupied with Joy

    Be Occupied with Joy

    In the Book of ECCLESIASTES, we are told to how to have our hearts occupied with joy, but here in America, our world view is generally occupied with the lusts of the heart and the cares of this world.  We… Read More ›

  • Our Sin Blinds Us

    Our Sin Blinds Us

    Recently, I was reading in the Book of JUDGES about the story Samson is probably most remembered by – losing his hair, his strength, and ultimately, his life (Judges 16).  There were a few things I noticed about this story… Read More ›

  • Jesus Asks Us to Sit

    Jesus Asks Us to Sit

    When Jesus finishes teaching his Sermon on the Mount, He asks His disciples to feed the crowd.  Understandably, the disciples balk at the idea of feeding 5000+ people with food and money that they simply don’t have.  Jesus’ response?  Let’s… Read More ›

  • From Grief to Action

    Grief to Action

    In the Book of NEHEMIAH, Nehemiah sees the devastation of Jerusalem and grieves, but he doesn’t stop there, or doubt God’s goodness – he prays for it.  Nehemiah goes from grief to action.

  • Stepping Out in Faith

    Stepping Out in Faith

    It sounds counter intuitive, but stepping out in faith means ignoring earthly wisdom.  Being wise is certainly a good and godly trait (hello PROVERBS), but when God asks for faith, it probably won’t make conventional sense.

  • Daniel’s Faith Changes His Name

    Daniel's Faith Changes His Name

    Throughout the Book of DANIEL, we see Daniel’s name change from Daniel, to Belteshazzar, and then back to Daniel.  It’s important to note the change, so that we can then go back and uncover the reason for the change – Daniel’s… Read More ›