September 15 – Being Versed

September 15 – Being Versed

2:258 – Being Versed #faithbites #faithjourney #redletterchallenge Versed Are you good at something? Of course you are. You probably read and practiced it to know the subject. My #RoadToEdD is all about reading. You read, read some more, and then read more. Through the process you become one who can profess your knowledge. Even though we know we need to […]

September 12 – Service For The Joy Of Service

September 12 – Service For The Joy Of Service

2:255 – Service For The Joy Of Service #faithbites #faithjourney #redletterchallenge Service I was sitting in a pastor call committee doing God’s work. Out of the blue, I got a text message from my neighbor asking if he could mow my lawn. He wasn’t expecting anything in return or anything, just did it for the service. I had to pick […]

September 9 – The Missing Puppy

September 9 – The Missing Puppy

2:252 – The Missing Puppy #faithbites #faithjourney #redletterchallenge Puppy Tomorrow starts the official #RedLetterChallenge for our church. 40 Days of reading Jesus’s words and seeking a deeper understanding of him. Tonight, my eldest lost her favorite stuffed animal, Crazy Puppy. We have torn up the house looking for him. I spent close to 30 minutes looking. I finally calmed her […]

September 6 – Tiana’s Dad

September 6 – Tiana’s Dad

2:249 – Tiana’s Dad #faithbites #faithjourney Tiana’s We are big Disney fans in our house. We love “The Princess Frog” or as everyone says Tiana’s movie. Great music, a great independent woman, and a great villian. In the movie we see Tiana’s Dad twice. Once when she is little and he is hardworking, poor, loving, and never lets anything get […]

September 5 – For The Person Listening In

September 5 – For The Person Listening In

2:248 – For The Person Listening In #faithbites #faithjourney Listening Have you ever gotten into a debate and someone tells you it’s not worth it because you will never change the person’s mind? It happens to me all the time, especially on social media. Then someone gave me the brilliant advice that while you may not change the mind of […]

September 4 – W.W.J.D?

September 4 – W.W.J.D?

2:247- W.W.J.D? #faithbites #faithjourney W.W.J.D W.W.J.D? What would Jesus do? I often find myself doing things I don’t want to from gossiping to being angry fo being prideful. Then I see people who claim to be Christian doing the most unChristian-like things. But what would Jesus do? Imagine if we asked this question before we took the actions we did? […]

August 27 – Shouting Into The Void

August 27 – Shouting Into The Void

2:239 – Shouting Into The Void #faithbites #faithjourney Void The email that is never answered. The social media post with no reactions. Text messages left without a reply. Phone calls unanswered. This is shouting into the void We have all had the experience of trying to communicate with someone without a response. It can sting, burn, and make you feel […]

August 22 You Will Get It Wrong

August 22 You Will Get It Wrong

2:234 – You Will Get It Wrong #faithbites #faithjourney wrong Today, I facilitated several graduate assistants through microteaching. At the end of the sessions, I asked them what questions or fears they may have. A common refrain was “what if I teach something wrong”? My response was, you will. You will mess up. You will get it wrong. It’s ok. […]