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Monthly Archives: October 2017

Gratitude and Sadness

This Tuesday (Halloween) marks the 500 year anniversary of Martin Luther posting his 95 theses on the door of the Castle Church in Wittenberg, Germany, setting off what would be the Protestant Reformation. As I reflect on that important event in church history, I can’t help but feel an inner tension, a pull of gratitude...

The Blessing of Boundaries

As some of you may know, we have a dog, Georgia, that we got 2 1/2 years ago as a puppy. When we moved to Burleson, we found a house with a nice big backyard for Georgia with a six-foot privacy fence all around. But we soon realized Georgia was lonely! So, we did the...

God’s Transformation Business

I appeal to you, therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship. Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will...

Leaving the Comfort Zone

Last weekend, the college ministry enjoyed our Fall Retreat on beautiful Lake Granbury, and it was an incredible weekend! It was relaxing to be on the lake, with little structure and few plans, but we also did plenty of fun and uplifting things. We had some devotional times, sang worship songs, and prayed together. We...