Notes from the Trail

Nuff said: Trusting scripture, a Gospel without words, a Trader or a Christian?, Does Powerpoint help?, Be a people person, Selfies Anonymous

“Nuff said” is always a collection of articles around the interwebs that has provoked a click from me. In this edition: Why it’s important to trust scripture; can there be a Gospel without words? A Trader vs. a Christian, Does Powerpoint help?, Be a people person

Video: Do you understand the Middle East beef with Israel?

A quick video to help you understand the nature of the Middle Eastern conflict with Israel combined with ineffective (and even hindering) U.S. leadership may spark a conflagration unlike anything the present generation has imagined.

Review: The Selection.. and my inner middle school girl

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting! Feel free to leave comments. Your participation enriches the site!I’ve never personally known a New York Times best-selling author. I’ve read a lot of their books though. Reading The Selection was a stretch for my genre preference. I’ll be…

Visiting Heaven… for real?

Do you believe “Heaven Is for Real” because of a four year-old’s claims of a visit or because of the promise of Jesus and faith in the Bible’s teaching? Which prompts more inspiration and obedience in you?

Marry that girl?

A dad’s humorous, musical response to Magic’s song “Rude” has gone viral. It’ll be interesting to see if his video hits exceed the original music video.

Review: iPhone skin

I fully believe bestskinsever.com makes the best skin for your tech device. Read my review of their products here.

Preaching to diversity

How can a preacher preach to such a diverse collection of people on any given Sunday? Think about it. People in need of encouragement are there with people in need of rebuke. Mature Christians who “know it all” are gathered with beginners or even skeptics. How can one sermon accomplish so much… every single Sunday? Consider the words of AW Tozer…

How I got rid of 100s of “friends” on Facebook

One Saturday morning, I clicked over on Facebook and noticed a friend request. I had no idea who the person was, and they weren’t local. In researching who they were, my mouse hovered over the accept button, and I had to admit, it was out of a vague sense of obligation. Then I hit “reject.”…

Nuff said: 10 commitments, the power of definitions, leaving your church well, ways you’re doing Twitter wrong, NO!, and more

This “Nuff Said” links you to a variety of great entries across the WWW: 10 commitments the church should make in talking about homosexuality, the power of definitions, leaving your church well, ways you’re doing Twitter wrong, NO!, and more..

New YouTube channel in the house

Check out my daughter’s new YouTube channel that she’s using to post songs she’s written and performs.

Happy 4th of July

A 4th of July Instagram video from @samnoble15. Like father, like son.

Their Story: Sarah Beyer

It’s Guest Bloggers Weekish with the theme of “Their Story.” Meet Sarah Beyer, a friend and mom whose marriage was healed through prayer.

Their Story: Megan Carver

It’s Guest Bloggers Weekish with the theme of “Their Story.” Meet Megan Carver, stay-at-home mom, teacher and writer, and hear about an experience that shaped who she is today in “For the Single Ladies.”

Review: Plan B

Plan B: What Do You Do When God Doesn’t Show Up the Way You Thought He Would? by Pete Wilson My rating: 3 of 5 stars Great concept. Good biblical comparisons and illustrations. Wasn’t overly impressed with the writing style. Just very straight-forward. I’d recommend to anyone whose plans have gone awry and need an…

Their Story: Jacob Moyer

It’s Guest Bloggers Weekish with the theme of “Their Story.” Meet Jacob Moyer, a medical school student, and hear about an experience that shaped who he is today.

Your divine design: a spiritual gift

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about divine design, specifically in the area of the abilities that the Bible says God gives to each Christian. Paul, under direction of God’s guidance, said these abilities are spiritual gifts. These unique abilities are given only to Christians for the purpose of increasing the quality and quantity of…

Their Story: Phillip Slaughter

It’s Guest Bloggers Weekish with the theme of “Their Story.” Meet another old friend and campus minister, Phillip Slaughter, and hear about an experience that shaped who he is today.

Their Story: Sean Couch

It’s Guest Bloggers Weekish with the theme of “Their Story.” Meet a new friend and local pastor, Sean Couch, and hear about an experience that shaped who he is today.

Their Story: Jeremy Woodall

It’s Guest Bloggers Weekish with the theme of “Their Story.” Meet an old friend, Jeremy Woodall, and hear about an experience that shaped who he is today.

Their Story: Meet Rachel Wiseman

It’s Guest Bloggers Weekish with the theme of “Their Story.” Meet an Army wife, Rachel Wiseman, and hear about an experience that shaped who she is today.

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