August 1 – A Great and Humble Servant

3:214 – A Great and Humble Servant #faithbites #faithjourney humble Setting Today, we laid grandpa to rest. During his eulogy, our great aunt, based on all the comments she received and input, spoke these words about Grandpa: He was a Great and Humble Servant. We talked yesterday that none of us are throwaway characters and greatness is measured very differently. […]

Jan 17 – Listen AND Follow

Jan 17 – Listen AND Follow

3:17 – Listen AND Follow #faithbites #faithjourney listen I was walking the halls of my daughter’s school and saw the scripture verse of the year: Matthew 7:24 – “Anyone who listens to my teaching and follows it is wise, like a person who builds a house on solid rock.” While I’ve seen this picture over and over again, today something […]

Dec 30 – Forgiving Like Christ

Dec 30 – Forgiving Like Christ

2:364 – Forgiving Like Christ #faithbites #faithjourney #2020 #Resolutions Christ This morning, my youngest was yelling at me for something or another. After a while, she apologized and I told her I forgave her. Then a few minutes later she wanted me to play with her. I honestly didn’t want to play with her at that moment because of how […]

Dec 16 – Wait Just A Little While Longer

Dec 16 – Wait Just A Little While Longer

2:350 – Wait Just A Little While Longer #faithbites #faithjourney wait Today, we got a great offer to redo our siding. Unfortunately, we didn’t have enough cash stocked up to do it. We looked at a loan but weren’t approved. Then we said, we just need to wait a little longer. We have been doing great with Dave Ramsey and […]

April 27 – And Then, Jesus Shows Up

April 27 – And Then, Jesus Shows Up

2:117 – And Then, Jesus Shows Up #faithbites #faithjourney Shows Think about many action movies you have seen. Throughout the movie there is a hero you root for. Then, the evil in the movie strikes down, removes, or significantly injures the hero. The rest of the team tries to go one and complete their quest. Right when it looks like […]

February 1 – To Love One Another

February 1 – To Love One Another

2:32 – To Love One Another #faithbites #faithjourney another Today I had a man from Chicago come to deliver medical supplies to get ready for surgery. After we had everything set up, he asked me if I had any questions. Me, being the smart alec that I am, asked him “What’s the meaning of life?”. Without missing a beat, he […]

January 22 – Do You Understand the Words That Are Coming Out of My Mouth?

January 22 – Do You Understand the Words That Are Coming Out of My Mouth?

2:22 – Do You Understand the Words that Are Coming Out of My Mouth? #faithbites #faithjourney words I try to be a simple guy. (Who am I kidding, but work with me here). I ask someone something or tell someone something and I expect a response. One of my biggest pet peeves is when I have to say the same […]

October 31 – The Holy Spirit is Within You

October 31 – The Holy Spirit is Within You

304 – The Holy Spirit is Within You #faithbites #faithjourney #Halloween Spirit Happy Halloween to those who celebrate. Hope you and yours had fun today. As I’ve said before, I get inspired for Faithbites from the strangest of things. I figured since it’s Halloween and the time of ghosts, goblins, and the supernatural, why not talk about the Holy Spirit […]

May 9 – Scars and Memories

#129of365 #FaithBites #FaithJourney Scars and Memories We all have scars on our bodies. Tiny cuts that didn’t heal. Surgeries to heal us but left us marked. Surgeries that delivered new life into the world.  Infections that led to scarring. These blemishes on the skin are more than just our body’s healing, they are gateways to our memories. A physical trauma […]