July 9 – Being Perfect Isn’t Required

July 9 – Being Perfect Isn’t Required

3:191 – Being Perfect Isn’t Required #faithbites #faithjourney perfect Setting Today, my kids and I were recording a lesson for our online Vacation Bible School. Let’s just say, it was far from perfect. Kids messing around, switching up words, and being a bit antsy. I did a few edits and realized, it was good enough. The point was to share […]

July 7 – Pretending Is Exhausting

July 7 – Pretending Is Exhausting

3:189 – Pretending Is Exhausting #faithbites #faithjourney pretending Yesterday, we talked about how people may be sick or in pain but “look ok“. We also discussed how like sickness and pain, we are all commit sins that aren’t visible. Part of that invisibility is the nature of pain, sickness, and sin. It’s below the skin and you can’t see what’s […]

July 2 – I Want To Buy

July 2 – I Want To Buy

3:184 – I Want To Buy #faithbites #faithjourney buy So, we are on vacation and my.kida, especially my youngest, wants to buy everything. It doesn’t matter what it is, everything is “I’ve always wanted this”. So she kept buying stuff and I helped her on making some good choices but she still wanted more. My eldest then ran out of […]

June 29 – Messaging

June 29 – Messaging

3:181 – Messaging #faithbites #faithjourney messaging On our trip to Branson, we saw many billboards. Some said things like: “I love America and if you don’t leave”, “Pray continuously”, “Thanks essential workers”, and one sign said “I’m an old gun owner who is firm on my religion”. When we talk, we are constantly sending messages about our beliefs and who […]

June 25 – Let Them Eat Cake

June 25 – Let Them Eat Cake

3:177 – Let Them Eat Cake #faithbites #faithjourney cake Setting This morning while running errands, I ran into an old friend and his daughter who now live out of state. During our conversation, his daughter told me she was going to make dinner for her grandmother’s birthday and her grandfather was providing the cake. While it was great to see […]

June 23 – Being For Jesus Doesn’t Mean You Are Against Others

June 23 – Being For Jesus Doesn’t Mean You Are Against Others

3:173 – Being For Jesus Doesn’t Mean You Are Against Others #faithbites #faithjourny against The word I have been using to describe our world is nuance or lack there of. If you say you like something, like the president, then you are evil and a racist. If you like Joe Biden, then you are for a police state. Another example, […]