The Lord said to Moses, “Do not be afraid of him, for I have handed him over to you, with his whole army and his land.“ (Numbers 21:34) Then the Lord said to Joshua, “See, I have delivered Jericho into your hands, along with its king and its fighting men.” (Joshua 6:2) The Lord said… Continue reading Fighting a battle that’s already won (by Cody Hogden)
The cross. Our pastor reminded us Sunday of the cross carried by Christ. We are told to carry our crosses. Then He [Jesus] said to them all, “If anyone desires to come after Me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow Me.” (Luke 9:23) The cross. A splintered beam of… Continue reading Sharing Sunday: the dying side of living
One morning last week, on my way back to our new home in the RV, my thoughts veered toward and lingered on our cramped living circumstances awaiting my arrival. Forgetting we are in the middle of an amazing adventure with God, I allowed my mind to dip into the weary well of despair and drink… Continue reading I discovered a treasure in my RV!
This week, at CrossFit, we worked on our squat snatch. I know. What’s that? I’m not quite sure. I figure “snatch” refers to quickly grabbing an item of interest. Like snatching one of these coconut milk ice cream cookies off a friend’s plate. All I know is we had to lift a bar with weighted… Continue reading The secret to standing
Last Sunday, our friend, Rudy, called and asked to visit with us. Any time Rudy calls, it’s not for a social gathering. Rudy doesn’t meet to discuss the weather or the Dallas Cowboys. Rudy follows the leading of God and wastes no time speaking his heart to encourage and edify. While sitting across the table… Continue reading Sharing Sunday: Getting the Cristal out of Cristal
My 100th tweet. I have reached a milestone in my life. The 100th tweet. As I stared at my Twitter account and looked at the number 99, the thought came over me, It's your 100th. Make it a good one. I know, as a Christian, being compared to the moon is nothing new. And honestly,… Continue reading My 100th tweet (guest post by Cody Hogden)
As God is moving our family away from comfort and convenience, our eyes are being opened to the baggage we’ve packed into our lives. When our home sold with unbelievable quickness and ease, we moved into a small hotel room with a few belongings – Thinking we’d be there only a short while and then… Continue reading Watch for falling rocks! My tower of babel is crumbling!!