Busy for God?

For the last number of weeks I have been wrestling with the tension between biblical values that God has for us and our churches, vs. what can be easy to default to.  Last week I wrote about the tension of making decisions.  Is the highest priority making people happy, or living into God’s call for, […]

Too Busy

Now as they went on their way, Jesus entered a village. And a woman named Martha welcomed him into her house. And she had a sister called Mary, who sat at the Lord’s feet and listened to his teaching. But Martha was distracted with much serving. And she went up to him and said, “Lord, […]

New series starting Sunday

Too Busy Not To… When you ask someone how they are doing, their normal answer is busy.  We are all busy to various levels.  Our planners are filled with events, programs, fund raisers, and classes, and that’s just our personal calendar.  Then add in work, family, and friends, and you wonder how does it all […]

Check List

I am a list person.  If I have a lot of things to do, or things to remember, I will make a list.  For me there is something satisfying about checking a box, or crossing off a task on my list.  It means you are one step closer, one less thing to do, one less […]


The alarm goes off, but you “accidentally” hit the snooze.  A little while later, you wake up panicked and running late.  You fly through the shower, grab coffee at the gas station on the way and shoot into your parking spot like a NASCAR driver.  You blaze past everyone between you and your “assigned” seat […]