If You Get Vaccinated, Does That Mean You’re Living in Fear?

I know there is so much noise right now about the vaccines for COVID. I hope my blog today doesn’t add to the noise, but bring clarity for some. The reason I’m attempting to address this topic is because of conversations I’ve had with some of you about it. Writing about it provides me with … Continue reading If You Get Vaccinated, Does That Mean You’re Living in Fear?

“The Reason They Did That Was . . .”

I want to encourage us to remove the words in the title of this blog post from our vocabulary. Instead, let’s replace it with, “I’m sure they meant the best from this.” We say things like the title of this post when we’ve been assuming the motives of others. For me, my flesh draws me … Continue reading “The Reason They Did That Was . . .”

What to Do If Someone Claims to Be a Christian But Refuses to Repent of Sin

It’s celebrity pastors that make the headlines for no longer believing in Jesus. But the ones who hurt the most are our loved ones—those we’ve discipled and worshipped and served with; maybe even ones still living in the room down the hall. The time we are living in is not a time that has surprised … Continue reading What to Do If Someone Claims to Be a Christian But Refuses to Repent of Sin

Dear Central Oaks

We didn’t have to make Meredith wear a hood on our walk to school today! That means it’s getting warmer! What a wonderful thing! I hope you all are enjoying God today. God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in times of trouble. God’s presence is a place of safety, solace, and … Continue reading Dear Central Oaks

How to Know if You Should Get the COVID Vaccine

Only one of you has asked me if I think you should get the vaccine for COVID. So perhaps I’m being presumptuous to assume most of you care much about my counsel on this. If that is the case, feel free to stop reading and move on to something more beneficial, like memes on Facebook. … Continue reading How to Know if You Should Get the COVID Vaccine