January 15 – I Made Myself Angry

January 15 – I Made Myself Angry

2:15 – I Made Myself Angry #faithbites #faithjourney Angry This #faithbite is going to the pot calling the kettle black or an example where I should practice what I preach, but here goes nothing. The past couple of days I have been angry. I receive bad news from someone and I get mad. Someone doesn’t do something that I thought […]

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 26 – I resolve to…

December 26 – I resolve to…

360 – I resolve to…. #faithbites #faithjourney resolve Christmas is over and now I’m looking forward to 2019. While this is not the end of the year post, this is the first on resolutions. While I may look like someone who has it all together, just kidding, I’m as broken and messed up as the rest of us. One of […]

December 24 – Hark The Grandpa Harold Sing or What is Impact?

December 24 – Hark The Grandpa Harold Sing or What is Impact?

358 – Hark the Grandpa Harold Sing or What is Impact? #faithbites #faithjourney harold Tonight during our Christmas Eve service, I was helping the young ones get ready for the live nativity scene. Right before we went on, the congregation, sang a few Christmas carols with one being Hark the Herald Angel Sings. That song was always one of my […]

December 23 – Are You A Champion?

December 23 – Are You A Champion?

357 – Are You a Champion? #faithbites #faithjourney Champion Imagine this. You are engaged to a woman. You both decided to wait until marriage to have relations. The day of your wedding is approaching and your fiance’ tells you she is with child. How do you feel? What do you do? When you press her for answers, she says the […]

November 20 – Vaccinated by Christ

324 – Vaccinated by Christ #faithbites #faithjourney Vaccinated Before we get started, I’m going to ask for a little leeway here. I’m going to use an imperfect metaphor, but I think it works. So bear with me ­čÖé And now, onto faithbites. Yesterday my youngest got her flu vaccine. Today, I had my oldest vaccinated against the flu. They were […]

November 15 – Responsibility for Your Actions – Good and Bad

November 15 – Responsibility for Your Actions – Good and Bad

319 –┬áResponsibility for Your Actions – Good and Bad #faithbites #faithjourney responsibility About two to three inches of pearly white snow covered central Illinois this morning. It is beautiful unless you have to travel, shovel, or go anywhere. A perfect day to stay home, sit by the fire, drink hot chocolate, and rest. But alas, this was not in the […]

November 10 – Let It Go For Peace

November 10 – Let It Go For Peace

314 –┬áLet It Go For Peace #faithbites #faithjourney peace I don’t know about you, but I tend to be an easy going guy. I try to love people and help where I can. But sometimes, people do stupid things (in my opinion)) and it just sticks in my craw. They say something or do something or dress differently or a […]

November 5 – The Biblical View on Voting

November 5 – The Biblical View on Voting

309 – The Biblical View on Voting #faithbites #faithjourney Voting Tomorrow is Election Day in the United States. It’s a chance for us to vote for our next set of leaders. Many are disillusioned with the voting process, our government, and how the country is going. Many think if you don’t vote, the country is going to die. Some think […]