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. […]

May 1 – You Don’t Have To Intervene Every Time

May 1 – You Don’t Have To Intervene Every Time

2:121 – You Don’t Have To Intervene Every Time #faithbites #faithjourney intervene You may remember that one if my Lenten promises was to give up commenting on political posts and try to change people’s minds. I wasn’t perfect but I did it. Over time, I learned that I could scroll past. It wasn’t my duty to have to try and […]

February 12 – Never Gonna Give You Up. Never Gonna Let You Down

February 12 – Never Gonna Give You Up. Never Gonna Let You Down

2:43 – Never Gonna Give You Up. Never Gonna Let You Down #faithbites #faithjourney never I bet you all are singing the song now aren’t you? And no, this isn’t a Rick Roll, but rather a reflection of what was popular and poignant when I had a realization in life. n high school and college I never was invited to […]

February 2 – Learning About Faith Is Powerful

February 2 – Learning About Faith Is Powerful

2:33 – Learning About Faith is Powerful #faithbites #faithjourney powerful When I was a young boy, my family went to synagogue regularly. I adored our Rabbi, Rabbi Kramer. He was a wonderful man who interacted well with all ages, especially the children. He helped my mum convert to Judaism. As I grew older, the aspect about him I admired the […]

December 15 – Dreams are God’s Wispers

December 15 – Dreams are God’s Wispers

348 – Dreams are God’s Whispers #faithbites #faithjourney Whispers Last night I had a vivid dream. My dad, who past nearly 10 years ago, was with me. He was helping me get out of an apartment or house and getting everything ready for me to travel. I knew I wasn’t ready to go but he was there assuring me it […]

November 12 – Time for Night Night

November 12 – Time for Night Night

316 –¬†Time for Night Night #faithbites #faithjourney night Waking up in the dark and going home in the dark is par for the course in the northern part of the country during daylight savings time. I am tired. Between work, school, family, church, home, and everything, I’m just tired. While there is the emotional tired we have talked about before, […]

October 17 – Neverending Questions

October 17 – Neverending Questions

290 – Neverending Questions #faithbites #faithjourney neverending That’s the average number of questions a 4 year old asks per day. That’s quite a few question. Add to that an inquisitive eight year old and who knows how many questions that is. As a parent, I answer as many questions as I can. It seems that they come nonstop and when […]

September 24 – Trust but Verify

September 24 – Trust but Verify

267 – Trust But Verify #faithbites #faithjourney verify A slight warning before we start today. This topic has a potential trigger warning as it talks about sexual allegations and truth. And now, onto faithbites. “He said, she said”. “He was just a kid”. “How do we know what happened 30 years ago?”. “No man is safe if women can accuse¬†men […]

July 1 – New Beginnings

July 1 – New Beginnings

182 – New Beginnings #FaithBites #FaithJourney Beginnings 8:00 A.M. on Monday, 32 students will enter the halls of our University, taking the first formal steps in their medical education. These students are excited, engaged, invested, anxious, nervous, compassionate, caring, competent, and curious. All of the faculty and staff who have been working on this endeavor for four years, share all […]

June 29 – Technology and Worship

June 29 – Technology and Worship

Technology and Worship #180of365 #FaithBites #FaithJourney Technology Technology is everywhere in our lives. From school to work to home to social activities to worship and beyond. It appears on TVs, radios, phones, tablets, computers, phones, billboards, cars, airplanes, screens everywhere. We are inundated with technology and connectiveness, but why aren’t we more connected in our communities than ever before? You […]