Digging Deep: More Than You Can Imagine

“6 And now, just as you accepted Christ Jesus as your Lord, you must continue to follow him. 7 Let your roots grow down into him, and let your lives be built on him. Then your faith will grow strong in the truth you were taught, and …

Digging Deep: It Matters Where You Dig

Shaded by tall trees on both banks, it was never warm. Even in the stickiness of a hot and humid southern Indiana summer day, the initial chill of the water always seemed to take me by surprise. The creek. Good for skipping rocks, finding minnows, …

Digging Deep: Discover What’s Underneath

The lowest branch was always just out of reach as I stood on the ground. But, with just a little effort, thanks to my gymnastics, I hoisted myself up into the tree and quickly climbed to the top. It was one of my favorite spots–the …

Waiting for a New Thing…Wrestling with Depression From a Place of Freedom

God is at work.  He is always at work.  Sometimes we get the privilege of seeing and experiencing it in the moment. Other times it’s as if there is a curtain between us and what God’s doing, not because of a lack of work, but because, one–the …

A Face-to-Face Encounter with Jesus

Imagine the ripple effect of one decision to pursue a face-to-face encounter with Jesus. After the two days he left for Galilee. (Now Jesus himself had pointed out that a prophet has no honor in his own country.) When he arrived in Galilee, the Galileans welcomed him. …