July 23 – Disconnect To Reconnect

July 23 – Disconnect To Reconnect

2:204 – Disconnect To Reconnect #faithbites #faithjourney reconnect #DisneyDreams I’m sitting in the airport waiting for our flight to begin our family vacation. When I look around, I see the vast majority of people (including myself), looking at phones, tablets, and computers. It’s very quiet in here. I did connect with my college roommate who is also going to Disney […]

July 22 – Earned Forgiveness

July 22 – Earned Forgiveness

2:203 – Earned Forgiveness #faithbites #faithjourney earned Tonight, the family was watching an episode of Once Upon A Time. It’s a great show if you haven’t seen it. During one scene, Snow White asked the Evil Queen, “Don’t you think you have earned forgiveness?”. To what she responded, “Is it still good works if you’ve done it to be forgiven?”. […]

July 21 – Bee Stings Hurt or Everything Happens For A Reason

July 21 – Bee Stings Hurt or Everything Happens For A Reason

2:202 – Bee Stings Hurt or Everything Happens for a Reason #faithbites #faithjourney bee (This faithbite idea by my wife, Amanda) On Friday, I was pulling weeds and got stung. It hurt, but it was ok. It may be a bee or a wasp or a hornet, whatever it hurt. Flashforward to today. I took the garbage can back to […]

July 15 – Our Speech Reflects Our Faith

July 15 – Our Speech Reflects Our Faith

2:196 – Our Speech Reflects Our Faith #faithbites #faithjourney speech Every day we show who we are by what we say and what we do. When you speak, does your faith come through? Our culture is filled with divisive rhetoric. From our President and representatives to our entertainers and our friends and family. Add to that the instantness of social […]

July 13 – Do As Your Father Told You To

July 13 – Do As Your Father Told You To

2:194 – Do As Your Father Told You To #faithbites #faithjourney father “Go to bed.” “Go to the Bathroom.” “Shut the door.”. “Leave that alone.” “Get in the car.” “Get out of the car”. “Knock it off.”. If you are a parent or have been around little humans, you have said these phrases over and over again. Today was one […]

July 12 – Search Before You Share

July 12 – Search Before You Share

2:193 – Search Before You Share #faithbites #faithjourney search Have you see headlines like this “Obama removed the citizenship question in 2010”. “Democrats voted to allow illegal aliens to vote in elections”. “Momo is hunting your children online.” The list goes on and all. We share these stories, believe them, then vehemently oppose those who disagree with us. The thing […]

July 11 – Do You Let A Toliet Seat Define You?

July 11 – Do You Let A Toliet Seat Define You?

2:192 – Do You Let A Toliet Seat Define You? #faithbites #faithjourney define Today I had to replace a toliet seat. Pretty simple stuff. I went to the store, took a long time looking at the seats, and bought one. Then, I came home, started to install it and realized I got the wrong one. I needed a round one […]

July 9 – Are you open or just sharing the Highlight Reel?

July 9 – Are you open or just sharing the Highlight Reel?

2:190 – Are you open or just sharing the Highlight Reel? #faithbites #faithjourney highlight A new car, a second home, a new pet, a Disney trip, new adventures, happy kids, happy family, dreams coming true. This is what most people share on social media and even in person. This is the highlight reel of their lives. When we view these […]

July 7 – Are You An Advocate?

July 7 – Are You An Advocate?

2:188 – Are You An Advocate? #faithbites #faithjourney advocate What does it mean to be an advocate? The simplest definition is someone who fights on behalf of someone else. I try to fight for others and use my voice. But am I being a true advocate? Am I helping people advance or just using my voice without action. Our church […]