Genesis 8:22 “While the earth remains, seedtime and harvest, And cold and heat, And summer and winter, And day and night Shall not cease.” People have different thoughts about winter. Some look forward to the cold and snow for activities such as hunting and skiing and others would rather crawl under a blanket next to … More WINTER HOPE
January 3, 2020 Genesis 5:21-24 Enoch lived sixty-five years, and begot Methuselah. After he begot Methuselah, Enoch walked with God three hundred years, and had sons and daughters. So all the days of Enoch were three hundred and sixty-five years. And Enoch walked with God; and he was not, for God took him. I find … More Reset Your Focus
Luke 1:6 – And they were both righteous before God, walking in all the commandments and ordinances of the Lord blameless. This verse is Luke’s testimony of Zacharias and Elizabeth, the parents of John the Baptist. I wonder if it might have been difficult for them to live this type of life. Personally, I have … More Blameless Before God
It is shaping up to be a beautiful day here in the Denver metro area and it appears that the nice weather will be continuing into the weekend. I am already planning to spend some time both working and relaxing outside on Saturday. Taking care of yourself involves care for your whole self – biologically, … More It is Time to Get Outside
Last week I began this short series with a post about the Creation of Marriage and the Family. At the outset, things were all “very good” but then something changed. That is where I will pick up in this post. The Fall of Humankind Though the creation was good, something soon changed. The theological term … More A Brief Theology of Marriage, Pt. 2
Over the next few weeks, I will be posting a series on a theology of marriage. As a clinician who is a Christian, what I believe the Bible teaches regarding marriage affects my processes in the counseling room. I trust you will enjoy this short series and feel free to share it with others. Creation … More A Brief Theology of Marriage
In just a couple of days we will begin a new year. This is a great time to be reviewing and creating goals for personal improvement. Did you achieve a goal in 2017? Have you established a goal for 2018? Let’s encourage one another by sharing an accomplishment or goal in the comments below. One … More Are You Prepared for 2018?
Halloween is nearly upon us and that means candy. Lots of candy. Literally, pounds of candy await most trick-or-treaters. Along with candy can come cavities and that, of course, means a trip to the dentist. For some, going to the dentist is even more terrifying than the ghosts and goblins that are promoted on Halloween. … More Candy and Cavities and Anxiety?
One of the “members” of our family is our German Shepherd, Patience. She is much larger today than when this picture was taken, but I am not sure that she is aware of that fact. What has not changed for her though is her fear and anxiety surrounding fireworks. Perhaps you have a pet like … More Pets are Family Too
This is the final installment of a series on Addiction and Change. Parts 1-3 are linked here. Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3 Biblical Change Biblical change begins with regeneration and continues through sanctification. Regeneration is the spiritual transformation which occurs when a person places his or her faith in the redemptive work of Jesus … More Addiction and Change – Part 4