Why Theology Matters

Our theology is more important that we think it is. It may be because we somehow came to the conclusion that we “get it”. Especially those of us who have been raised in the church, we learned about Jesus from a young age on colorful Sunday School felt boards, asked Him to come into our hearts and now all is well. We feel like we “get” who Jesus is which allows us to move onto other things like serving in the church and being nice to our neighbor. Not that any of those things are bad within themselves but if we have moved past Jesus than we have completely missed the point. If our theology (especially our Christology) simply motivations us to have better quiet times then it certainly won’t ask us to lay our life down.

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Called – eBook Coming This Fall!

You have a purpose. You have been intricately designed by the Creator of the universe who loves you wildly and is completely involved in your life. He has gifted and sent you to into the world to live out what is means to be fully loved. This “sending out” is what I like to call our callings. These callings take many different forms and can often lie dormant as we go about our busy lives. But one thing I know for sure, is that we are called and we have the opportunity to either follow our callings or completely ignore them.

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Discipline & Grace

I have to be honest: I really want to give up around the last week of every plan. My flesh says to me “Well good job, you’ve memorized enough.” The tendency for me to go half way or three-quarters the way feels “good enough” for my flesh. This is why I love Paul’s letter to the Corinthians so dearly.

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Giving Up TV

It was 2015 and I was stuck in a job where I felt like someone’s “minion” rather than an employee. My husband was working swing shift and we only had a few windows of time to see each other each week. We did what we could do to spend quality time together but they were few and far between.

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Searching For Enough

A loud, boisterous laugh broke from a woman sitting in the back room after the speaker stated: “and I also homeschool my kids.” The laughter went on for a few seconds and died down quickly. The laughter was curious to a few but rang true for many.

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