Maturity. Want to know if you are spiritually mature?

maturity

Measuring spiritual maturity is a pretty tricky proposition.   Some  people point to the practice of rigorous spiritual disciplines.  Some people point to the presence of certain spiritual gifts.  Others point to their favorite character traits as the mark of maturity.  Probably the most common mark of maturity in the church is knowledge.  If you know […]

God fights for you

fight

“Today you are going into battle against your enemies.  Do not be fainthearted or afraid; do not panic or be terrified by them.  For the Lord your God is the one who goes with you to fight for you against your enemies to give you victory.” -Deuteronomy 20:3,4 If you had to read one verse […]

Happiness is your choice

happiness

Happiness is camping.  Happiness is time with my family.  Happiness is heading north in Michigan.  Those are three pretty good representations of happiness in my life.  All three were supposed to converge over the Labor Day weekend, but the lesson became that happiness is a choice. It was all set.  Five days of camping in […]