July 21 – Bee Stings Hurt or Everything Happens For A Reason

July 21 – Bee Stings Hurt or Everything Happens For A Reason

2:202 – Bee Stings Hurt or Everything Happens for a Reason #faithbites #faithjourney bee (This faithbite idea by my wife, Amanda) On Friday, I was pulling weeds and got stung. It hurt, but it was ok. It may be a bee or a wasp or a hornet, whatever it hurt. Flashforward to today. I took the garbage can back to […]

July 16 – But She Did It First!

July 16 – But She Did It First!

2:197 – But She Did It First! #faithbites #faithjourney first “Dad, sissy hit me.” Why did she hit you? Then from across the room, “She hit me first, daddy”. Have you had this situation or similar? They did something bad to you, so you did it back to them? Or the response from many parents “If all your friends jumped […]

July 10 – God’s Love: What Is It?

July 10 – God’s Love: What Is It?

2:191 – God’s Love: What Is It?#faithbites #faithjourney love My understanding is of being a Christian means trying to walk in Jesus’s footsteps by believing in God, living by the law, and having faith. While these things seem simple, what does it mean to have God’s Love and how do we show God’s Love? In our scriptures we will look […]

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 […]

July 6 – Suck It Up, Buttercup!

July 6 – Suck It Up, Buttercup!

2:187 – Suck It Up, Buttercup! #faithbites #faithjourney buttercup Have you ever gone through something hard and someone says “Suck it up, Buttercup” or something to that extent? I had someone say that to me as I am going through caffeine withdrawal. You can look at that in one of two ways. The first is negative. Meaning you are being […]

July 3 – Withdrawal Symptoms

July 3 – Withdrawal Symptoms

2:184 – Withdrawal Symptoms #faithbites #faithjourney withdrawal Have you ever experienced withdrawl symptoms? That is when your body is used to certain stimuli and then it is removed. Most people see that in cases of drugs. I have had withdrawal symptoms twice in my life. Once from narcotics, it was prescription medication that I was supposed to have but got […]

July 2 – Church (Leaders) is (are) Not God

July 2 – Church (Leaders) is (are) Not God

2:183 – Church (Leaders) is (are) Not God #faithbites #faithjourney church I hope I got your attention with the image. Slight trigger warning. This may bother some as there will be references to pedophila, anger, and immorale activity. I have heard many people say they don’t believe in God because of how a church leader treated them. Some say they […]

June 24 – Encounters With Christ

June 24 – Encounters With Christ

2:174 – Encounters With Christ #faithbites #faithjourney encounters I know this is a shocker, but I like to question and learn as much as I can about as much as I can. From faith to food to life to science to everything, I want to learn. Some may say my learning about faith is questioning it and going against teachings. […]

June 6 – Asking For Help Isn’t Weakness, It’s Strength

June 6 – Asking For Help Isn’t Weakness, It’s Strength

2:157 – Asking For Help Isn’t Weakness, It’s Strength #faithbites #faithjourney strength As I’ve mentioned before, sometimes coming up with content for #faithbites is a challenge, other times, it comes easily. Today is one of the latter ones. Three separate events all tied together on the subject of what it means to be strong when things aren’t ok. First, on […]