Oct 20 – Irrational Fears

Oct 20 – Irrational Fears

3:295 – Irrational Fears #faithbites #faithjourney Irrational Setting Today I submitted the second draft of my dissertation. I immediately felt fear. Fear that my advisor would tear it a part as she did back when I submitted the first drafts of my general and special field literature reviews. The thing is, it’s an irrational fear. My pulse is racing and […]

Oct 1 – Gumbo – Who Wants Some?

Oct 1 – Gumbo – Who Wants Some?

3:275 – Gumbo – Who Wants Some? #faithbites #faithjourney gumbo Setting If you’ve got this far, you are probably wondering what Gumbo has to do with #faithbites. Don’t worry, I haven’t gone off the deep end….any further than I normally do. This morning I had breakfast with one of our pastors. It was time to eat, share life, learn about […]

Sep 28 – His Words, Our Voice

Sep 28 – His Words, Our Voice

3:272 – His Words, Our Voice #faithbites #faithjourney words Setting Last night I had a dream about a good friend. I reached out to her because of that dream and she was going through a challenging time. I have no idea why I dreamt that then maybe it was the Holy Spirit nudging me to a person in need. God […]

Sep 25 – Your Front Door Is The Church’s Front Door

Sep 25 – Your Front Door Is The Church’s Front Door

3:270 – Your Front Door Is The Church’s Front Door #faithbites #faithjourney front #pli Setting What do you think of when you think of church? Most people thing of a building they go on Sunday and worship for an hour or so, then go back to their lives. Times are changing. More and more people are unchurched or dechurched. They […]

Sep 14 – Stop Complicating Things!

Sep 14 – Stop Complicating Things!

3:259 – Stop Complicating Things! #faithbites #faithjourney complicating Setting We often say life is hard. People are hard to get along with. There is too much to do. Things are just plain too complicated. Heck, we even make believing in God complicated. Then once in a while, God steps in to make you realize it shouldn’t be that complicated. Today, […]

Aug 25 – It Takes A Village

Aug 25 – It Takes A Village

3:238 – It Takes A Village #faithbites #faithjourney village Tonight I was leading workshop for clinicians and let’s just say one of the “joys” of working from home happened: Child meltdown. I couldn’t hear myself speak and was unable to continue. Without missing a beat, one of my colleagues was able to jump in and continue where I left off. […]