Jun 12

Thoughts from a Pink Chair: Authenticity breaks through

Why does my life have to become pretend before authenticity breaks through? I became a Christian, everything is new Feelings connect to this experience Feelings die Everyone else appears to be in the place I was when I first believed I get it, it's not feelings, it's the elements of... read more →
Jun 04

SPAR Thoughts: When do I grow up emotionally?

If there was one thing to bring a man into God's word, it's a desire to be emotionally mature. In today's unstable environment, the proper use of emotions create the stability our life and our family long for. When do I grow up emotionally? When I use God's word to... read more →
May 27

Thoughts from a life full of marriage

What brings a marriage to a place of recovery? Agree or disagree: Sin causes a fracture in relationships. Ok, so why are we caught off guard to the extent that we are ready to throw in the towel in the thick of conflict? I find that at times nothing bothers... read more →
May 15

Thoughts from A Pink Chair: Live a Life of Gratitude

Simply - your relationship to the law is in Christ......your relationship to God is in Christ......your identity is in Christ, you live life in Him; Acts 17:28 “In him we live and move and have our being’ Why? Because the means by which you have relationship with God is not... read more →
Jun 07

The Problem With Religion and The Beauty Of Grace

I accepted Jesus as my savior as a child and have attended church most of my life. I was a Sunday School teacher's dream student; my Bible was always in hand, I knew all the answers, and rarely walked out without a gold star.  On top of Sunday School, I... read more →
May 22

Confronting Comfort

To really follow Jesus means to come into my calling, and that means I need to come out of my comfort zone. Part of Jesus’ ministry while here on earth was not that of a comforter but instead, He confronted ideas that kept people in bondage. Sometimes I associate the... read more →
Apr 30

Righteousness and Purity

Phil. 1:9-11 "And it is my prayer that your love may abound more and more, with knowledge and all discernment, so that you may approve what is excellent, and so be pure and blameless for the day of Christ, filled with the fruit of righteousness that comes through Jesus Christ,... read more →
Mar 21
Feb 12

Who Are You?

Who Are You? I am working out harder at the gym these days. And trying to eat better as well. What’s the new motivation? My doctor says that my blood pressure needs to be lower. The medical community says that high blood pressure is the “silent killer”. I feel like my best days are... read more →
Jan 25

A One Year Journey in Freedom Trainings

    These parts, with SPAR as the engine, equal life in Christ to me. What are they and why do I need more things on my calendar? Simply, I need these things in my life because they are life-giving to me and everyone in my life. These seven things... read more →