College bound

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!This week, Blacksburg is crazy. The college students at Virginia Tech are moving in/back. We’ve seen several families already eating out together and walking downtown. We’re about to be one …

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Observations from Colossians

This post is an ongoing one about my study through the New Testament book of Colossians. In it, you’ll find reflections, thought bombs guaranteed to demolish faulty and shallow thinking and even some wonder.

The glorious power of looking back

Sometimes life is hard and difficult. We’re tempted to buy our way out of our doldrums – or medicate. What if the way forward is through “looking back?” Consider this passage from Psalm 77 as a way to gain strength and perspective on bad days.

Review: Precious Remedies Against Satan’s Devices

In this review of “Precious Remedies Against Satan’s Devices,” you’ll identify and embrace strategies for waging spiritual warfare. The book is written by Thomas Brooks (1608-1680), but he doesn’t write like an old dead guy. He sounds instead like he’s planted a bug in the war room of Satan himself and is spying on the enemy for our benefit.

Just Jesus

We live in a noisy world that demands your attention, and rather than contributing melodies of significance, Christians sing the tunes of culture. Consider this entry your challenge to share with the world about your faith in Jesus in a place the world is noisiest – on social media.