Preached this morning about 3 “hearing aids” that can help us hear God’s voice more clearly. The sermon is here: https://www.facebook.com/BridgewoodBlaine/videos/2913534375546854 The sermon starts about 40:00 In a nutshell we discussed three spiritual practices (coined “hearing aids”) that are extremely helpful to us as we seek to hear God’s voice. They are: Practicing stillness SpiritualContinue reading “Hearing Aids”
When I am overwhelmed I want to talk with someone who has overcome hardships, who has felt the pressure of leadership, and whose faith has triumphed. Today we will consult with that person…
When facing challenges you’ll often hear someone say, “I just gotta get through this!” But where will you get through to? That’s an important soul question!
Well the old dog is slowly learning! Here is a video production of the previous post. Blessings!
This morning’s message is posted here. May it fill your soul with enduring joy!
I was interviewed yesterday by 3 wonderful young men who host a podcast entitled, “Provoke and Inspire”. The theme was: “Keeping Your Marriage (Or Any Relationship) Strong in a Pandemic! You can listen to it here: https://www.buzzsprout.com/217687/3186751-episode-214-keeping-your-marriage-or-any-relationship-strong-in-a-pandemic-lockdown-livestream-11?fbclid=IwAR3y7a2zgSVkbNYv4fDKd8CUO1laa8ehyfbcFXmokN1C5J3JefQFjXZcd8Q
John Ortberg tells a story of the “keeper of the stream” in his book Soul-keeping. The tale revolves around a little town and the stream that flowed through its center. People walked by it. Swans swam in it. Kids splashed in it. The stream was the center piece of the town. One day the townContinue reading “Soul Keeping”
“Let us therefore strive to enter that rest…” (Hebrews 4.11) One of the blessings of this interruption has been to watch friends and families do more together. Playing board games, going for walks, and eating together (all within socially safe distance of course!). As a relationship guy that encourages my heart. It’s great to seeContinue reading “Striving Together”
We can make our plans, but the LORD determines our steps. (Proverbs 16.9) One of the first things mom drilled into my head was, “DO NOT interrupt others!”. I still hear her voice in the back of my head! So, God must not have had that conversation with my mom because He interrupts all theContinue reading “Holy Interruption…What Do We Do Now?”
6 Don’t worry about anything; instead, pray about everything. Tell God what you need and thank him for all he has done. 7 Then you will experience God’s peace, which exceeds anything we can understand. His peace will guard your hearts and minds as you live in Christ Jesus. (Philippians 4.6-7) I woke up last night at 1:30Continue reading “Then…”