All This Can Be Yours – Monday Morning Momentum

(My apologies for some formatting strangeness this week – Blogger’s editor is acting funny and I have to get on the road. -AP) “I haven’t been in the Word that much this week…”      Probably the number one thing that comes up in...

A Prayer for the Child Who’s Turned Away

“Sometimes I’m angry at God”“Could God possibly love me after all I’ve done?”“I’m too fat.”“I lied… again.”“It’s hopeless – why even try? I give up.”      Sometimes, I...

Monday Morning Momentum Minute – Seeing Spots

     Cristine and I both have a tendency to lean toward the Psalms in our reading during troubling times. Isn’t there something refreshing to know that David, a flawed man, yet a man “after God’s own heart” was used to write some of the most...

I’m Offended!

Last the weekend, Cristine had a great conversation with Brianna, our oldest daughter about some deep matters that have been troubling her lately. Brianna was talking with a group of her peers outside of a church setting – in fact, it was an expressly...