“Sing to the Lord, bless his name; tell of his salvation from day to day. Declare his glory among the nations, his marvelous works among all the peoples!” –Psalm 96:2-3 At the beginning of this month, I went with a team to visit some workers that live amongst unreached people groups. It was a unique … Continued
Perspective: noun \ per·spec·tive \ pər-ˈspek-tiv \ The interrelation in which a subject or its parts are mentally viewed; point of view. The capacity to view things in their true relations or relative importance. I have come to realize that the way I view something can drastically change the outcome—or at least my attitude about it and how I … Continued
Friendly note: This blog works best if you read along with Bible in-hand (some of the scripture is printed directly in here, but not all of it, so it would be helpful to have it open when you read. The scripture used here is the English Standard Version [ESV].) The topic is speaking in tongues—what … Continued
Now that summer is here, there are several things you can bank on: the weather will get hot, the lake will be crowded, and there will be lots of new movies coming out at the theater. Now, I enjoy going to the movies anytime, and especially if it’s a super-hero movie or anything where someone has … Continued
I love traveling abroad, but I hate jet-lag. When I returned from Thailand (which is 12 hours ahead of Georgia) last January, it took me at least a week to recover. Even though 2pm felt like 2am, the reality was—no matter how I felt—that I was in Georgia, the sun was still up, and I … Continued
My grandmother had a green thumb. As a child, I remember her South Georgia porch being filled with a rainbow of fragrant flowers. As an adult, I have often wondered why I didn’t inherit her ability to grow plants. I have tried to keep plants alive but with little success, until this year. My neighbor … Continued
In the Christian community, the following questions are often pondered: How should a Christian deal with depression? What does the Bible say about depression? Should a Christian ever be depressed? How can a Christian overcome depression?