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Hearts That Hustle

“Whatever your hands find to do, do it with all your might.” –Ecclesiastes 9:10 Read: Ecclesiastes 9 It’s interesting that of the blessings, trophies and awards I’ve been humbled to receive throughout my life, one stands out as my most cherished. When I was a kid, my coaches gave me the “Hustle” award. Ironically, it […]

I’ll Say, “No”

“Though he slay me, yet will I trust him.” –Job 13:15 Read: Job 13 My wife is the runner in the family, so I typically don’t read her magazine, but the cover blurb on her Runner’s World caught my eye: “The Most Inspiring Runner You’ve Never Met.” And I can tell you that if he’s […]


“Indeed, it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the kingdom of God.” –Luke 18:25 Read: Luke 18 If you remember the move “Cast Away,” Tom Hanks’ character, Chuck Noland was a time-obsessed FedEx analyst with a simple job: deliver the mail […]

The Silent Symbol

“By this all men will know that you are my disciples, that you love one another.” –John 13:35 Read: John 13 Fingers crossed. Early Christians, in order to avoid persecution when they prayed in public, as well as to quietly identify themselves with other believers, would cross their fingers. Can you imagine if the only […]

The Body Forgives

“If he has done you any wrong or owes you anything, charge that to my account.” –Philemon 1:18 Read: Philemon 1 “Charge that to my account,” Paul told his friend Philemon. In our reading today, Philemon had a slave who stole from him and ran away to Rome. When this slave met Paul, Paul showed […]

He’s Strong. We’re Weak.

“For by grace you have been saved and that not of yourselves, it is a gift of God, not of works, lest any man should boast.” –Ephesians 2:8-9 Read: Ephesians 2 It just never seems to end, does it? This pursuit of health. For you, maybe it’s another day in the gym, looking at that […]

Your Mission

“I hope you are as healthy in body as you are strong in spirit.” –3 John 1:2 Read: 3 John 1 I remember like it was yesterday, scrounging through an old box of books while whispering to myself, “Your mission, should you choose to accept it….” I’m smiling as I type this sentence. Great memories. […]

You’re Closest

“And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them that are called according to his purpose.” –Romans 8:28 Read: Romans 8 Last week I wrote about my MRI experience for my spine in an entry titled “Be Really Still.” If you missed it, it might explain today’s […]

Even If It’s Dirty

“Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, Son and Holy Spirit.” –Matthew 28:19 Read: Matthew 28 There was something in the water yesterday. Twenty-five people were baptized in the late service alone, with more in both the early service and evening service to follow. Oh my […]

Be Really Still

“Be still and know that I am God.” –Psalm 46:10 Read: Psalm 46 If you’ve never had an MRI procedure, let me paint the scene. You lay down and the technician gives you ear plugs to numb the deafening sounds that are soon to come. You get secured into position and after a short list of […]