What I Love About The Bible

If you have been following this blog for long, then you know that 2012 has been "The Year of the Word." I have tried to study, read, listen, study, and read the Bible with the intent of becoming a more devoted user of scripture. Here are a few things I have grown to love about... Continue Reading →

Why We All Need A Program To Follow

Four Hour Work Week Core Performance I Will Teach You To Be Rich Total Money Makeover These are just a few of the programs that I have enlisted in over the years to be intentional about change or improvement. This winter and spring, I have followed Peter Walsh into what our family has called "The... Continue Reading →

“OK, I Get It Lord”

On Jan. 5, I posted on this blog the following, "I want to discover the scriptures in a fresh way. God is found in his book and the best place for me to discover him and learn from him is within his word. I know this and I need to put my fear and guilt... Continue Reading →

The Scripture Top Ten Method

For most of my life, reading scripture has been intimidating. I avoided reading scripture because I was afraid that I wouldn't understand what I was reading or that I wouldn't find my time meaningful or enriching. This all changed when I discovered the Sermon on the Mount. In the passages found in Matt. 5-7, I... Continue Reading →

Spiritual Enrichment Workout: Recap

So we have the four elements to our workout: 1. Warm-up - Fixed-Hour Prayer (3 minutes) 2. Core - Scripture reading (4-5 minutes) 3. Strength - Prayer (3-5 minutes) 4. Cardio - Devotional reading (1-2 minutes) I have placed the estimated time it takes to go through each element in parenthesis. On most days this... Continue Reading →

My Spiritual Enrichment Workout

Because I am a son of a coach and been around sports my whole life and now am at the stage of life where working out is something that is a necessity for a healthy life, I tend to make natural parallels between a fitness workout and a spiritual workout. My Spiritual Enrichment (my name for... Continue Reading →

“Quiet Time” Has Got To Go

I have a confession to make. I don’t have a quiet time. That’s right, the standard for evangelical spiritual growth is not in my vocabulary. Not because I dislike the idea of having a time of the day set aside for being quiet but because the term “quiet time” has turned into something powerless and... Continue Reading →

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