Monthly Archives: March 2012

Meditations on coming out of slavery into freedom (Exodus 4 and 5)

4:31 And the people believed; and when they heard that the LORD had visited the people of Israel and that he had seen their affliction, they bowed their heads and worshiped. When God speaks, we worship him. A sign we have not heard God is we refuse to worship him. Worship is the appropriate response […]

Guest Repost From Jon Foreman of Switchfoot: Possessed by Truth

Jon Foreman of Switchfoot gave me permission to repost this blog. . . or at least his publicist said he gave me permission. Either way, thought I’d share this thought provoking post on being possessed by truth. Possessed By Truth By Jon Foreman of Switchfoot I am in seat 23 E on a […]

Spiritual Prosperity is Rooted in Giving God Our First and Best Fruit!

Humans have a tremendous capacity to bear fruit. Genesis shows us that God has blessed humanity with the ability to “be fruitful and multiply” (Gen 1:28). Although our fruitfulness and our very existence is a gift from God, we frequently serve what God creates, rather than God himself. As the Apostle Paul states in Romans […]

Making Time for Growth and God

I’m not an early riser. In fact, I’m barely a riser! I will not get up early unless an alarm clock is blaring or my kids are bouncing up and down on my stomach. Unlike most bedside clocks, children do not have a snooze button. If you ever find me up at the crack of […]

An Apology to SNL’s Andy Samberg

An Apology to SNL’s Andy Samberg My apologies to Andy Samberg. I few months back I wrote a quick post about my dislike of Andy Samberg’s SNL Digital Short, “Wish it Would Rain.” To convey my disdain of that particular video, I may have employed unfair hyperbole. In retrospect, calling Andy Samberg’s Wish it Would […]

Following Jesus the Leader

Luke 6:46-49 “Why do you call me ‘Lord, Lord,’ and not do what I tell you? Everyone who comes to me and hears my words and does them, I will show you what he is like: he is like a man building a house, who dug deep and laid the foundation on the rock. And […]

Dream Led. . .

Dream woke me up this morning. Dream said, “better follow me today.” I said “Why?” Dream paused and smiled, “You know why Doug. I made you, I formed you, you are hopelessly mine.” I said to dream, “Are you God?” Dream grabbed my hand and led me forward, “No Doug, I am not God. . […]