Posts Tagged ‘eggs’

Strong Community

“Simon answered, ‘Master, we’ve worked hard all night and haven’t caught anything. But because you say so, I will let down the nets.” –Luke 5:5 Read: Luke 5 Smelly. Dirty. Grimy. These are just a few of the ways to describe Peter and his buddies. After all, they spent their days baiting hooks and cleaning […]


Shepherds In Suits: Part I

“And even the very hairs on your head are numbered.” –Matthew 10:30 Read: Matthew 10 Back in 2009, I wrote about a small group of soldiers-turned-bodyguards. Once brave on the battlefield for our country, these men now stand in the gap between danger and their client, with no regard for self. On watch and on guard, […]


Cut To the Chase

“Come. Follow me.” –Matthew 4:19 Read: Matthew 4 The phrase “cut to the chase” originated in scripts during the silent film era. After dramatic story lines, these mute motion pictures would routinely end in chase sequences on dusty roads. Today, the phrase has come to mean “get to the point.” Fittingly, that’s exactly what we […]


He Couldn’t Move

“And the God of all grace, who called you to his eternal glory in Christ, after you have suffered a little while, will himself restore you and make you strong, firm and steadfast.” –1 Peter 5:10 Read: 1 Peter 5 We talk a lot at PrayFit about the countless biblical examples of people who had […]


NO OTHER WORD FOR GRACE

October 27, 2011 Read: Romans 6 “For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our lord.” –Romans 6:23 Before high-tech ventilation systems, coal miners used to send a caged canary down into the mine to help detect dangerous and lethal fumes. As long as the […]


SWING AWAY

October 5, 2011 Read: Philippians 1 “For me to live is Christ, but to die is gain.” –Philippians 1:21 Well, seasons come and go. Baseball seasons, that is. If you’ve followed PrayFit for any length of time, by now you know we’re baseball people. And personally, I have a tradition. Each year, since I left […]


WHAT CAN I BRING?

September 21, 2011 Read: Mark 6 “They all ate and were satisfied.” –Mark 6:42 When the crowds grew hungry, can’t you just see the disciples on their tip-toes counting heads? I wonder what number they reached that meant they were outnumbered? But just to be sure, they decided to count inventory of the basket. “Two, […]


RUNNING ON EMPTY

February 17, 2011 Read: John 2 “But the temple he had spoken of was his body.” –John 2:21 Panic. I was driving over a 10-mile canyon heading to an appointment today when I suddenly remembered my truck had less than 10 miles of gas left in the tank. After some quick math, sheer panic. Bumper-to-bumper […]


STATE OF OUR UNION

January 25, 2011 Read: Daniel 2 “Praise be the name of God for ever and ever… He sets up kings and deposes them.” –Daniel 2:20-21 Regardless of whether you agree with the president’s  policies or not, the idea of the State of the Union speech is pretty awesome. It’s a time for the president to […]