I stood there in disbelief.
A half dozen people were seated in the auditorium.
Losing good things causes grief — but shouldn’t I simply be thankful for the good things?
Contentment outlasts the seasons.
The more you learn, the more you know you don’t know.
I always disliked hearing vague prayer requests.
Where are we seeking the good life?
A need does not constitute a call.
There cannot be the joy of glory without times of suffering.
Want to turn the situation around?
The writer reminds us to listen, to pay attention to his wisdom, to remember what is being said. But why is that so hard to do?
Who are the people you walk with the most?
When you read the story of Mary and Martha, who best describes you?
He was a man whose life devolved into despotism towards the end.
The kind of fear that gives birth to wisdom is one lavished with love.
Until you are willing to give this up, you will not receive what God really wants to give you.
He wants our words to reveal a heart filled with things from our loving Savior.
Thankfully, we were not left alone in our sins and the judgment that would surely have followed.
Why does God sometimes say “no?”
What will the peace of Christ look like in your life?
Do you remember sharing secrets with your best friends as children?
It can be easy to try to stickhandle our way to get something done.
A few years into living out one of my greatest dreams, I find myself re-thinking it all.
Are you quick to say “but God is good!!” without really surrendering your pain to him?
Where is your place of power?
You also can be a person of quiet wisdom.
What are you hungry and thirsty for?
The consequences of their neglect was also the cause.
What “snapshots” remind you of recent hardships you have endured?
How often do we simply praise God?
Why would Jesus be concerned about not wasting food?
Hope is more than wishful thinking.
How do I make sense of life?
It’s just you and Jesus. He is waiting for your response.
Had you been there, would you have believed it?
Let Mary be an example to us when we encounter God's hand in our circumstances.
How many of us depend on a GPS for direction?
What if we go on, only to more pain and despair?
What we consume has everything to do with who we become.
As I think about life, I sometimes wonder, “what is this all for?”
How often do we prematurely jump to the wrong conclusion when we don’t see what we hoped to see?
Who do you put your confidence in?
Do you think that accomplishing more will fill that dull ache for significance?
I frantically began to pray — with the desperation of a drowning man.