Jan 18 – We Are All Teachers

Jan 18 – We Are All Teachers

3:18 – We Are All Teachers #faithbites #faithjourney teachers Today I helped a mom learn how we sell girl scout cookies today. Then my youngest and I built her first Lego set. Now I’m trying to explain patience to her. These are all times when I became a teacher even though professionally I’m not. My eldest says I teach teachers […]

Dec 6 – Sincerity Matters

Dec 6 – Sincerity Matters

2:340 – Sincerity Matters #faithbites #faithjourney sincerity Today is one of those days when your child just doesnt listen. My little one has been arguing all day and doing the opposite of what she’s been told. After she gets in trouble, she will say sorry and go back to doing it. This even when I told her I wasnt happy […]

Oct 20 – Life Can Be Simple

Oct 20 – Life Can Be Simple

2:293 – Life Can Be Simple #faithbites #faithjourney simple Today, we started a new girl scout troop for kindergartners. I asked them what they like to do. Most answered “I like to play” and “I like to learn”. They weren’t specific about what they like to play or what they like to learn. In essence, they were open to what […]

July 7 – Are You An Advocate?

July 7 – Are You An Advocate?

2:188 – Are You An Advocate? #faithbites #faithjourney advocate What does it mean to be an advocate? The simplest definition is someone who fights on behalf of someone else. I try to fight for others and use my voice. But am I being a true advocate? Am I helping people advance or just using my voice without action. Our church […]

June  20 – Arsenokoitai: What’s A Translation Matter?

June 20 – Arsenokoitai: What’s A Translation Matter?

2:170 – Arsenokoitai: What’s A Translation Matter #faithbites #faithjourney Arsenokoitai Prelude Before we get started today, I wanted to give a couple of warnings. This #faithbite may offend as it will get deep into different translations of the Bible, homosexuality, and how we use the Bible. This is also my viewpoint and doesn’t represent the viewpoints of my denomination of […]

January 3 – Be a Becky

January 3 – Be a Becky

2:3 – Be a Becky #faithbites #faithjourney Becky Today a church friend of mine passed away. It was unexpected and I hope that everyone keeps her and her family in their prayers. To quote one of our Pastors “I’m grateful death doesn’t have the final word!”. I couldn’t agree more. But today’s faithbite isn’t about death, it’s about life. We […]

December 28 – I resolve to…Be Grateful

December 28 – I resolve to…Be Grateful

362 – I resolve to…Be Grateful #faithbites #faithjourney grateful This is our third entry in the I resolve series following anger management, finishing what you started, and now today, being grateful. I was taking a shower this morning and the hot water ran out. This is a common occurrence in my house. We have a 30+ year old hot water […]

November 21 – Do you have enough?

November 21 – Do you have enough?

325 – Do You Have Enough? #faithbites #faithjourney enough Do you ever ask yourself when enough is enough? Maybe it’s around owning things or taking trips. Perhaps it’s around the dinner table when you are just full. It could be when you are looking at doing things for others. Or in this time of the holidays, when is buying gifts […]