May 23 – I Am A Promise

May 23 – I Am A Promise

2:143 – I Am A Promise #faithbites #faithjourney promise Tonight was my youngest’s graduation from preschool. It was a great chance to see how they’ve progressed over the past two years. We are very grateful for Mrs. Trachsel. During the graduation they sang a song from Veggie Tales called “I am a Promise“. The opening lyrics are below I am […]

May 17 – My Power Is Heart

May 17 – My Power Is Heart

2:137 – My Power Is Heart #faithbites #faithjourney heart Back in the 90s there was a cartoon called Captain Planet and the Planeteers. He was a superhero for the environment who came when five kids used their power rings to summon him. Each kid had a different power: Earth, wind, water, fire, and HEART. Yes, heart was a power. I […]

April 13 – Jesus: An Alien, A Lion, And An Inuit?

April 13 – Jesus: An Alien, A Lion, And An Inuit?

2:103 – Jesus: An Alien, A Lion, And An Inuit? #faithbites #faithjourney alien They say that God is everywhere, so is Jesus. In the past week, I’ve been realizing how many cultural icons are based in part on Jesus. Today, I’m going to dive into three of them. Jesus: An Alien Think about this hero. He was born on another […]

March 18 – Beards

March 18 – Beards

2:77 – Beards #faithbites #faithjourney beards Fair warning, this isn’t one of your normal #faithbites. This isn’t a deep introspective look at the soul. This is more fun. I’ve haven’t been shaving in a while, part because of being lazy, part because of the surgery, and part, well, I wanted to see what happened. So today my kids and spouse […]

March 16 – Taking Time For Yourself

March 16 – Taking Time For Yourself

2:74 – Taking Time For Yourself #faithbites #faithjourney time Tonight I did something I haven’t done in a very very long time. I had dinner with a friend. No kids, no spouses, just the two of us. Then I came home, did laundry, watched TV, and am getting ready for bed. My wife and kids are visiting gher grandparents so […]

March 4 – Lord, Help Me Understand

March 4 – Lord, Help Me Understand

2:63 – Lord, Help Me Understand #faithbites #faithjourney understand Today, I look for answers and understanding. There is much to God’s plan that I don’t understand. I’m far from perfect, far from understanding Christianity, and light years from understanding our world. I see lots of hate to people based on religion, skin color, sexual orientation, political bent, past actions, and […]

February 3 – I Exercised last year, where’s my six-pack abs?

February 3 – I Exercised last year, where’s my six-pack abs?

2:34 – I Exercised last year, where’s my six-pack abs? #faithbites #faithjourney exercised I want the perfect body, but what about the work that comes with it? I did exercise last year, shouldn’t I be physically fit? Shouldn’t I have the Baywatch lifeguard body? Shouldn’t I be able to run a marathon, since I walked a block last week? Of […]