Sowing is not always glamorous, but reaping is a partnership with the one who sowed. We are not in competition, but a partnership for the kingdom of God. We rejoice together, both those who sow and those who reap.
Rather than a traditional book review, I wanted to reflect on my takeaway from Chan's "Letters to the Church." I hope this sparks you to think about the church or even encourages you to read Chan's book and interact in dialogue with it yourself!
Paul tells us in Philippians 1:27 to "live your life in a manner worthy of the gospel of Christ." What is a life worthy of the gospel of Christ? How do we live that way? Read my message of Philippians 1:27-2:11 titled "Living a Worthy Life."
My children continue to teach me daily so many things fundamental to life and faith. I have wrote before about how Carter has taught me to always remain joyful in my prayers and walk with God - which is extremely fitting for the holiday season. Yet, they teach me so much more than I could ever put into words. As I was reflecting on things this morning, I saw the obvious love shared between the amazingly beautiful children Taylor and I are raising.
I must admit, I was in a bit of a mood last night. I was frustrated with some things and a bit annoyed. Yea I know I shouldn't be, but it just really works me up at times. We make choices daily. Every time you choose one thing, you are inevitably saying no to another whether directly or indirectly. When we say no to church we are saying no to a huge part of Jesus.
This title is not intended as a click-bait. Rather, this is intended as an honest post in a time of such division. I am also praying for the Catholic church, do not get me wrong, but what the church need more than anything is to be united in a time so divisive. The term catholic … Continue reading Praying for a catholic Church