Laziness, Tomato Sauce, and King David

Laziness, Tomato Sauce, and King David

Yesterday I stated that a focus on increasing church membership can sometimes distract from discipling believers. When I wrote that I was thinking about my years teaching a Sunday morning Bible study class. There were times that I felt pressure to somehow increase my...
Big People or Big Churches?

Big People or Big Churches?

Yesterday I wrote my first Sermon Notes post covering Pastor Larry’s sermon on James 1:1-4. And I keep thinking about one of the points that Pastor Larry made: “God is more concerned about building big people than big churches.” Now I’m not...
Sermon Notes – James 1:1-4

Sermon Notes – James 1:1-4

We’re members of Crossroads Baptist Church, pastored by Larry York. Pastor Larry is the real deal, a true shepherd and disciple of Christ. He’s teaching out of James and I want to get as much as I can out of it. So I plan to write a post for each sermon,...
5 Spiritual Lessons That Rocked My World

5 Spiritual Lessons That Rocked My World

Confession: sometimes I walk out of a Bible teaching and can’t remember the point of the lesson even just an hour later. And sometimes I read a book ripe with spiritual lessons and am hard put to remember even one of those lessons a few days after reading the...
Gutenberg Encouraged Me

Gutenberg Encouraged Me

As I mentioned yesterday, this past weekend we went to Austin to greet my sister at the finish line of the MS150. After two days of biking through the Texas countryside, we hoped that it would be an encouragement to my sister to know that family was waiting for her at...
Trying to get out of the quiet time doldrums

Trying to get out of the quiet time doldrums

I didn’t know how selfish I was until I got married.  But motherhood has begun to kill the selfish parts of me. I see this the most in the way I spend my time. So I thought this would be a good time for a couple of lists. How I spent my time as a single woman:...
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